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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Latin Avernus, from Ancient Greek ἄορνος(áornos), ἄϝορνος(áwornos, birdless), from ἀ-(a-, without) + ὄρνις(órnis, bird). The lack of birds was likely due to fatal gases like carbon dioxide seeping from the volcanically active lake.

Proper nounEdit

Avernus

  1. The entrance to Hell or the underworld, or the underworld itself.
  2. A lake in Southern Italy.

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LatinEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek ἄορνος(áornos), ἄϝορνος(áwornos, birdless), from ἀ-(a-, without) + ὄρνις(órnis, bird). The lack of birds was likely due to fatal gases like carbon dioxide seeping from the volcanically active lake.

 
View of the lake

Proper nounEdit

Avernus m ‎(genitive Avernī); second declension

  1. Avernus (lake in Southern Italy)
  2. The underworld

InflectionEdit

Second declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Avernus
genitive Avernī
dative Avernō
accusative Avernum
ablative Avernō
vocative Averne
locative Avernī

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