hostis

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (guest, stranger), whence also Proto-Germanic *gastiz and Proto-Slavic *gostь.

NounEdit

hostis m (genitive hostis); third declension

  1. an enemy of the state, a stranger
  2. (plural only) the enemy

InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Number Singular Plural
nominative hostis hostēs
genitive hostis hostium
dative hostī hostibus
accusative hostem hostēs
hostīs
ablative hoste hostibus
vocative hostis hostēs

DescendantsEdit

Last modified on 14 January 2014, at 20:00