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EtymologyEdit

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

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AdjectiveEdit

Aprīlis (neuter Aprīle); third-declension two-termination adjective

  1. Of April.

Usage notesEdit

In Latin, the month names are denoted by adjectives modifying the substantive mensis (month), or by substantivated adjectives which are substantives.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension two-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative Aprīlis Aprīle Aprīlēs Aprīlia
Genitive Aprīlis Aprīlium
Dative Aprīlī Aprīlibus
Accusative Aprīlem Aprīle Aprīlēs
Aprīlīs
Aprīlia
Ablative Aprīlī Aprīlibus
Vocative Aprīlis Aprīle Aprīlēs Aprīlia

NounEdit

Aprīlis m sg (genitive Aprīlis); third declension

  1. April

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem, ablative singular in ), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Aprīlis
Genitive Aprīlis
Dative Aprīlī
Accusative Aprīlem
Ablative Aprīlī
Vocative Aprīlis

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