vesper

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French vespre, from Latin vesper ‎(evening star)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vesper ‎(plural vespers)

  1. The bell that summons worshipers to vespers; the vesper-bell
  2. (poetic) evening

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vespa +‎ -er. Compare Occitan vespièr, French guêpier, Portuguese vespeiro, Spanish avispero, Romanian viespar, Italian vespaio, Friulian gjespâr.

Noun[edit]

vesper m ‎(plural vespers)

  1. wasp nest
  2. wasp group
  3. (colloquial) complicated mess

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wekʷsperos. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἕσπερος ‎(hésperos), Old Church Slavonic вєчєръ ‎(večerŭ) and Old Armenian գիշեր ‎(gišer).

Noun[edit]

vesper m ‎(genitive vesperī); second declension

vesper m ‎(genitive vesperis); third declension

  1. the evening, even, eve, even-tide
  2. supper
  3. the evening-star
  4. the West

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(don't forget the locative: vesperī (vespere) - in the evening)

Second declension, nominative singular in -er (or similar).

Number Singular Plural
nominative vesper vesperī
genitive vesperī vesperōrum
dative vesperō vesperīs
accusative vesperum vesperōs
ablative vesperō vesperīs
vocative vesper 1 vesperī

1May also be vespere.

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