aestivus

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From aestās (summer) +‎ -īvus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aestīvus (feminine aestīva, neuter aestīvum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. (relational) summer
  2. summery

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative aestīvus aestīva aestīvum aestīvī aestīvae aestīva
Genitive aestīvī aestīvae aestīvī aestīvōrum aestīvārum aestīvōrum
Dative aestīvō aestīvō aestīvīs
Accusative aestīvum aestīvam aestīvum aestīvōs aestīvās aestīva
Ablative aestīvō aestīvā aestīvō aestīvīs
Vocative aestīve aestīva aestīvum aestīvī aestīvae aestīva

DescendantsEdit

See also aestās, which this term replaced in the languages below.

ReferencesEdit

  • aestivus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aestivus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • aestivus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) winter-quarters, summer-quarters: castra hiberna, aestiva