feriae

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁s- (god, godhead, deity), related to Latin fēstus (festive). Cognate with Ancient Greek θεός (theos, god, goddess). More at theo-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fēriae f pl (genitive fēriārum); first declension

  1. festival, holiday
  2. rest, peace, leisure

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Number Plural
nominative fēriae
genitive fēriārum
dative fēriīs
accusative fēriās
ablative fēriīs
vocative fēriae

Usage notesEdit

This word is used almost exclusively in the plural.

SynonymsEdit

  • (holiday): iūstititium

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 1 April 2014, at 11:05