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EtymologyEdit

From herī + -ter + -nus. Cognate with yester- (cf. yesterday).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hesternus m (feminine hesterna, neuter hesternum); first/second declension

  1. yesterday's

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative hesternus hesterna hesternum hesternī hesternae hesterna
genitive hesternī hesternae hesternī hesternōrum hesternārum hesternōrum
dative hesternō hesternō hesternīs
accusative hesternum hesternam hesternum hesternōs hesternās hesterna
ablative hesternō hesternā hesternō hesternīs
vocative hesterne hesterna hesternum hesternī hesternae hesterna

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • hesternus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hesternus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “hesternus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • hesternus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • yesterday, to-day, tomorrow: dies hesternus, hodiernus, crastinus