satrapa

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σατράπης (satrápēs), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠 (xšaçapāvā, protector of the province), from 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (xšaça-, realm, province) and *pāvā (protector), from verbal root √pā (to protect).

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Noun[edit]

satrapa m (genitive satrapae); first declension

  1. A satrap; a governor of a province, a viceroy among the Persians.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative satrapa satrapae
genitive satrapae satrapārum
dative satrapae satrapīs
accusative satrapam satrapās
ablative satrapā satrapīs
vocative satrapa satrapae

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