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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pariēs (wall of a house or room). Compare French paroi (wall), Italian parete (wall), Portuguese parede (wall) and Spanish pared (wall).

NounEdit

paries (plural parietes)

  1. The wall of any cavity in the body.
  2. (zoology) The triangular middle part of each segment of the shell of a barnacle.

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paries

  1. second-person singular imperfect indicative form of parir

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EtymologyEdit

From a Proto-Indo-European [Term?] root shared with Old Norse sparri (wall), Old High German sparro, Russian у-пере́ть (u-perétʹ, to support, to prop up), and Old Church Slavonic прет (pret).[1]

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NounEdit

pariēs m (genitive parietis); third declension

  1. The wall of a house or room.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pariēs parietēs
Genitive parietis parietum
Dative parietī parietibus
Accusative parietem parietēs
Ablative pariete parietibus
Vocative pariēs parietēs

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pariēs

  1. second-person singular future active indicative of pariō

ReferencesEdit

  • paries in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • paries in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paries in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • paries in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to strike one's head against the wall: caput parieti impingere
    • within four walls: intra parietes (Brut. 8. 32)
  • paries in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paries in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  1. ^ Schrijver, Peter C. H. (1991) The reflexes of the Proto-Indo-European laryngeals in Latin (Leiden studies in Indo-European; 2), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 293