pelagus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέλαγος (pelagos).

Noun[edit]

pelagus n (genitive pelagī); second declension

  1. the sea
  2. (rare) the plain, especially in the Aeneid

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter with nominative/accusative/vocative in -us.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pelagus pelagē
genitive pelagī
dative pelagō pelagīs
accusative pelagus pelagē
ablative pelagō pelagīs
vocative pelagus pelagē

In general, pelagus is used only in the singular. Rarely, the nominative/accusative/vocative plural form pelagē occurs, borrowed from the Greek original. Likewise rare is the dative/ablative plural pelagīs.

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