Erasmus

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From Medieval Latin Erasmus, from Ancient Greek ἐράσμιος (erásmios, pleasant); name of an early Christian martyr.

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Erasmus

  1. Desiderius Erasmus, a Dutch humanist and theologian.
  2. A male given name, rare in English.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐράσμιος (erásmios, pleasant).

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Erasmus m (genitive Erasmī); second declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) A male given name

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Second declension.

Number Singular
nominative Erasmus
genitive Erasmī
dative Erasmō
accusative Erasmum
ablative Erasmō
vocative Erasme

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