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EnglishEdit

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 (uncountable)

  1. A tree of the genus Abies.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abies m (plural abies)

  1. (archaic) A fir tree.

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Further readingEdit


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 abiētis); third declension

  1. silver fir (Abies alba)
  2. (poetic) anything made of deal (fir wood)

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative abiēs abiētēs
genitive abiētis abiētum
dative abiētī abiētibus
accusative abiētem abiētēs
ablative abiēte abiētibus
vocative abiēs abiētēs

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • abies in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • abies in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “abies”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • abies” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill