aedis

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally "place with a hearth," from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eidʰ- ‘burn; fire’ (see also Old English ād (pyre), Ancient Greek αἴθω (aithō)).[1]

NounEdit

aedis f (genitive aedis); third declension

  1. temple, shrine
  2. tomb
  3. room
  4. sing. dwelling (of gods) pl. house, abode (for people)

InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aedis aedēs
genitive aedis aedium
dative aedī aedibus
accusative aedem aedēs
aedīs
ablative aede aedibus
vocative aedis aedēs

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ayto, Word Origins
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