See also: -eius

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eius

  1. genitive singular of is, ea, id (anaphoric/cataphoric determiner): his, of him, her, of her, its, of it; of this/of that
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Daniel.1.2:
      Et tradidit Dominus in manu eius Ioachim regem Iudae.
      And the Lord gave Jehoiakim king of Judah into his hand.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Sardinian: eju

Further readingEdit

  • eius”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • eius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • nothing will ever make me forgetful of him: memoriam eius nulla umquam delebit (obscurabit) oblivio (Fam. 2. 1)
    • nothing will ever make me forgetful of him: semper memoria eius in (omnium) mentibus haerebit
    • no word escaped him: nullum verbum ex ore eius excidit (or simply ei)
    • he is in a suspicious mood: suspicio insidet in animo ejus