papilio

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Papilio

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin pāpiliō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

papilio (accusative singular papilion, plural papilioj, accusative plural papiliojn)

  1. butterfly

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a reduplicated form of Proto-Indo-European *pal (to feel, touch, shake).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pāpiliō m (genitive pāpiliōnis); third declension

  1. butterfly, moth

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pāpiliō pāpiliōnēs
genitive pāpiliōnis pāpiliōnum
dative pāpiliōnī pāpiliōnibus
accusative pāpiliōnem pāpiliōnēs
ablative pāpiliōne pāpiliōnibus
vocative pāpiliō pāpiliōnēs

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