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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Lares, plural form of lār, from Etruscan [Term?].

NounEdit

Lares pl (normally plural, singular Lar)

  1. (Roman mythology) The household deities watching over one's family and tutelary deities watching over some public places.
  2. (historical) The idols representing these deities.

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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From older Lasēs, perhaps from Etruscan 𐌋𐌀𐌓 (lar), 𐌋𐌀𐌓𐌔 (lars), or 𐌋𐌀𐌓𐌈 (lartʰ, lord).

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NounEdit

Larēs m pl (genitive Larum or Larium); third declension

  1. (Roman mythology) Lares, the classical Roman gods of a place, particularly homes; household deity
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (parisyllabic non-i-stem or i-stem), plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative Larēs
Genitive Larum
Larium
Dative Laribus
Accusative Larēs
Larīs
Ablative Laribus
Vocative Larēs
Usage notesEdit
  • The plural was archaically Lasēs.
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  • English: lares, Lares, Lars

Etymology 2Edit

Proper nounEdit

Larēs ? pl (genitive Larium); third declension

  1. A city of Africa situated on the valley of the Bagrada, now Lorbeus
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem), with locative, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative Larēs
Genitive Larium
Dative Laribus
Accusative Larēs
Larīs
Ablative Laribus
Vocative Larēs
Locative Laribus

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