februum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *fexʷrwos (belonging to an offering, means of purification), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰégʷʰrwos (belonging to a burning, an offering), from *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn, warm), cognate with febris.

NounEdit

februum n (genitive februī); second declension

  1. means of purification, expiatory offerings

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative februum februa
Genitive februī februōrum
Dative februō februīs
Accusative februum februa
Ablative februō februīs
Vocative februum februa

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