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See also: Vidua and vídua

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁widʰéwh₂. Cognates include Sanskrit विधवा (vidhávā), Ancient Greek ἠΐθεος (ēḯtheos) and Old English widewe (English widow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vidua f (genitive viduae); first declension

  1. widow
  2. unmarried woman

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative vidua viduae
genitive viduae viduārum
dative viduae viduīs
accusative viduam viduās
ablative viduā viduīs
vocative vidua viduae

DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

vidua

  1. nominative feminine singular of viduus
  2. nominative neuter plural of viduus
  3. accusative neuter plural of viduus
  4. vocative feminine singular of viduus
  5. vocative neuter plural of viduus

viduā

  1. ablative feminine singular of viduus

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • vidua in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • vidua in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly