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EtymologyEdit

For older aeviternus, from aevum, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyu- (vital energy). Equivalent to aetās +‎ -rnus.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

aeternus (feminine aeterna, neuter aeternum, adverb aeternō); first/second-declension adjective

  1. permanent, lasting, perpetual
  2. eternal, endless
  3. immortal

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative aeternus aeterna aeternum aeternī aeternae aeterna
Genitive aeternī aeternae aeternī aeternōrum aeternārum aeternōrum
Dative aeternō aeternō aeternīs
Accusative aeternum aeternam aeternum aeternōs aeternās aeterna
Ablative aeternō aeternā aeternō aeternīs
Vocative aeterne aeterna aeternum aeternī aeternae aeterna

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DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: etern
  • English: eterne
  • Esperanto: eterna

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