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EtymologyEdit

According to Macrobius (Macr. Sat. 1, 15. § 17) from an Etruscan verb meaning to divide, which he cites with Latin flexion as īduāre. [1][2]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

īdūs f pl (genitive īduum); fourth declension (plural only)

  1. The ides; in the Roman calendar the fifteenth day of March, May, July, October, and the thirteenth day of the other months. Eight days after the nones.

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative īdūs
Genitive īduum
Dative īdibus
Accusative īdūs
Ablative īdibus
Vocative īdūs

DescendantsEdit

  • English: ides
  • German: Iden pl
  • Italian: idi
  • Spanish: idus
  • Hebrew: איד
  • Portuguese idos

ReferencesEdit

  • idus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • idus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ John Smith, The New Hampshire Latin grammar: comprehending all the necessary rules in orthography, etymology, syntax, and prosody; with explanatory and critical notes, and an appendix, Boston, 1802, p. 119: „We may derive idus from iduare, an obsolete word signifying to divide.“
  2. ^ īduo, āre in Karl Ernst Georges' Ausführliches lateinisch-deutsches Handwörterbuch at www.zeno.org

SpanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin īdūs.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

idus m pl (plural only)

  1. (historical) ides

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