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abies

See also: Abies

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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VerbEdit

abies

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of aby

Etymology 2Edit

From the genus name Abies.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.biˌiz/, /ˈæ.biˌiz/

NounEdit

abies (uncountable)

  1. (botany) A tree of the genus Abies.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abies m (plural abies)

  1. (botany, archaic) A fir tree.

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LatinEdit

abiēs (a silver fir)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *abiets.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abiēs f (genitive abiētis); third declension

  1. silver fir (Abies alba)
  2. (poetic) anything made of deal (fir wood)

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative abiēs abiētēs
genitive abiētis abiētum
dative abiētī abiētibus
accusative abiētem abiētēs
ablative abiēte abiētibus
vocative abiēs abiētēs

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ReferencesEdit

  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers
  • abies in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879