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Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

abies

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of aby

Etymology 2Edit

From the genus name Abies.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈeɪ.biˌiz/, /ˈæ.biˌiz/

NounEdit

abies (plural abies)

  1. A tree of the genus Abies.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abies m (plural abies)

  1. (archaic) A fir tree.

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LatinEdit

 
abiēs (a silver fir)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *abiets, probably related to Ancient Greek ἄβιν (ábin, silver fir or similar conifer, acc. m/f). Possibly both are borrowings from the same source, but IE origins have also been suggested.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abiēs f (genitive abietis); third declension

  1. the silver fir (Abies alba), the silver-fir's wood
  2. (poetic) anything made of deal (fir wood)

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative abiēs abietēs
Genitive abietis abietum
Dative abietī abietibus
Accusative abietem abietēs
Ablative abiete abietibus
Vocative abiēs abietēs

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Asturian: abetu
  • Catalan: avet
  • English: abietic
  • French: abies
  • Esperanto: abio
  • Ido: abieto

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