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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Originally “place with a hearth”, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eydʰ-(burn; fire). Cognate with Latin aestus, aestās, Ancient Greek αἴθω(aíthō), Old English ād(pyre).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aedis f ‎(genitive aedis); third declension

  1. temple, shrine
  2. tomb
  3. room
  4. sing. dwelling (of gods) pl. house, abode (for people)

InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative aedis aedēs
genitive aedis aedium
dative aedī aedibus
accusative aedem aedēs
ablative aede aedibus
vocative aedis aedēs

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ayto, Word Origins