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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • avos (pre-classical)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwh₂os.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

avus m (genitive avī); second declension

  1. grandfather
  2. an ancestor
  3. an old man

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative avus avī
Genitive avī avōrum
Dative avō avīs
Accusative avum avōs
Ablative avō avīs
Vocative ave avī

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DescendantsEdit

  • Aragonese: agüelo
  • Aromanian: aush
  • Asturian: güelu, buelu
  • Catalan: avi
  • French: aïeul
  • Galician: avó
  • Italian: avo, avolo

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