See also: Vitis

FriulianEdit

NounEdit

vitis

  1. plural of vite

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *wéh₁itis (that which twines or bends, branch, switch), from *weh₁y- (to turn, wind, bend). See Latin vieō and English withe.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vītis f (genitive vītis); third declension

  1. vine
    • c. 37 BCE – 30 BCE, Virgil, Georgicon 4.269:
      vel psithia passos de vite racemos
      [] or dried clusters of grapes from Psithian vine[s]
    • c. 160-220 CE, Tertullian, De Judicio Domini, 22
      quid faciat laetis ut vitis abaestuet uvis
      What makes a vine hang down richly with grapes
  2. (historical) a vine staff, the baton or cane of a Roman centurion
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative vītis vītēs
Genitive vītis vītium
Dative vītī vītibus
Accusative vītem vītēs
vītīs
Ablative vīte vītibus
Vocative vītis vītēs
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of vīta (life)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vītīs

  1. dative plural of vīta
  2. ablative plural of vīta

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