aestuarium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From aestus (tide) +‎ -ārium (place for).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ae̯s.tuˈaː.ri.um/, [äe̯s̠t̪uˈäːɾiʊ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /es.tuˈa.ri.um/, [ɛst̪uˈɑːɾium]
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NounEdit

aestuārium n (genitive aestuāriī or aestuārī); second declension

  1. tidal marsh or opening
  2. creek
  3. estuary of a river
  4. air shaft of a mine

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative aestuārium aestuāria
Genitive aestuāriī
aestuārī1
aestuāriōrum
Dative aestuāriō aestuāriīs
Accusative aestuārium aestuāria
Ablative aestuāriō aestuāriīs
Vocative aestuārium aestuāria

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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