See also: iulius

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Etymology edit

Possibly a contraction of the Old Latin personal name *Iovilios (descended from or pertaining to Jove); see Iovis, or from Ancient Greek ἴουλος (íoulos, downy first beard hairs (of a young man)).

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Proper noun edit

Iūlius m sg (genitive Iūliī or Iūlī); second declension

  1. Julius; a Roman nomen gentile, gens or "family name".
  2. July
    Synonyms: mēnsis Iūlius, Mēnsis Iūlius

Declension edit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Iūlius
Genitive Iūliī
Dative Iūliō
Accusative Iūlium
Ablative Iūliō
Vocative Iūlī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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References edit

  • Jūlĭus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Iulius”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Iulius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Iulius in Ramminger, Johann (2016 July 16 (last accessed)) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016