See also: Fagus

LatinEdit

 
fāgus (beech tree)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *fāgos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos (beech tree), same source as English beech, Russian бузина́ (buziná, elder), Ancient Greek φηγός (phēgós, oak).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fāgus f (genitive fāgī); second declension

  1. beech tree
    • Vergilius; found in both Georgicon (Book IV, line 566) and Eclogae (Book I, line 1)
      Sub tegmine fagi.
      Under the shade of a beach tree.

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fāgus fāgī
Genitive fāgī fāgōrum
Dative fāgō fāgīs
Accusative fāgum fāgōs
Ablative fāgō fāgīs
Vocative fāge fāgī

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Translingual: Fagus
  • Aromanian: fag
  • Asturian: faya
  • Basque: pago
  • Catalan: faig m
  • Dalmatian: faguor
  • Franco-Provençal: fo
  • French: fouet

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