aprilis

See also: április and aprīlis

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps based on Etruscan Apru, from Ancient Greek Ἀφροδίτη (Afrodíte, Venus).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aprīlis m, f (neuter aprīle); third declension

  1. Of April.

Usage notesEdit

In Latin, the month names are used as adjectives. In the Classical period, this adjective modifies a noun identifying a particular day, from which the date was reckoned. In Medieval Latin and later periods, the adjective modifies a numeral for the day of the month.

InflectionEdit

Third declension, neuter nominative singular in -e.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative aprīlis aprīle aprīlēs aprīlia
genitive aprīlis aprīlis aprīlium aprīlium
dative aprīlī aprīlī aprīlibus aprīlibus
accusative aprīlem aprīle aprīlēs aprīlia
ablative aprīlī aprīlī aprīlibus aprīlibus
vocative aprīlis aprīle aprīlēs aprīlia

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Last modified on 9 March 2014, at 18:26