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aestus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eydʰ- (burn; fire). Cognate with Latin aestās, poss. aedis, Ancient Greek αἴθω (aíthō)), Old English ād (pyre).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aestus m (genitive aestūs); fourth declension

  1. heat
  2. fire
  3. tide
  4. surge of the sea
  5. (figuratively) passion
  6. (figuratively) hesitation

InflectionEdit

Fourth declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative aestus aestūs
genitive aestūs aestuum
dative aestuī aestibus
accusative aestum aestūs
ablative aestū aestibus
vocative aestus aestūs

ReferencesEdit

  • aestus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879