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vesper

See also: Vesper

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NounEdit

vesper (plural vespers)

  1. The bell that summons worshipers to vespers; the vesper-bell
  2. (poetic) evening

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EtymologyEdit

vespa +‎ -er. Compare Occitan vespièr, French guêpier, Portuguese vespeiro, Spanish avispero, Romanian viespar, Italian vespaio, Friulian gjespâr.

NounEdit

vesper m (plural vespers)

  1. wasp nest
  2. wasp group
  3. (colloquial) complicated mess

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *wekʷsperos. Cognates include Ancient Greek ἕσπερος (hésperos), Old Church Slavonic вєчєръ (večerŭ) and Old Armenian գիշեր (gišer).

NounEdit

vesper (genitive vesperī); m, second declension

  1. the evening, even, eve, even-tide
  2. the evening-star

InflectionEdit

Second declension, nominative singular in -er.

Number Singular Plural
nominative vesper vesperī
genitive vesperī vesperōrum
dative vesperō vesperīs
accusative vesperum vesperōs
ablative vesperō vesperīs
vocative vesper
vespere
vesperī

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