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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

feriae

  1. plural of feria

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *fēs-io-, *fēsja- (whence Oscan 𐌚𐌉𐌝𐌔𐌝𐌀𐌉𐌔 ‎(fiísíais), 𐌚𐌉𐌉𐌔𐌉𐌉𐌔 ‎(fiisiis), 𐌚𐌉𐌔𐌉𐌀𐌝𐌔 ‎(fisiaís, dat.-abl. pl.)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁s-yo-, from *dʰéh₁s ‎(god, godhead, deity), related to Latin fēstus ‎(festive). Cognate with Ancient Greek θεῖος ‎(theîos, divine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fēriae f pl ‎(genitive fēriārum); first declension

  1. festival, holiday,vacations
  2. rest, peace, leisure

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Plural
nominative fēriae
genitive fēriārum
dative fēriīs
accusative fēriās
ablative fēriīs
vocative fēriae

Usage notesEdit

This word is used almost exclusively in the plural.

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ReferencesEdit

  • feriae in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • feriae in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • FERIAE in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • feriae in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • feriae in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • feriae in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “fēriae”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 212-213
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