Ἰταλός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Thucydides used the name to describe the Arcadian king of the Oenotrians. The name is said to be linked to Latin vitulus and Etruscan 𐌉𐌃𐌅𐌋𐌅𐌔, both terms referring to calves, but this could be folk etymology.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ῑ̓τᾰλός (Ītalósm (genitive Ῑ̓τᾰλοῦ); second declension

  1. Italus

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Noun[edit]

Ῑ̓τᾰλός (Ītalósm (genitive Ῑ̓τᾰλοῦ); second declension

  1. an inhabitant of Italy; an Italic person; an Italian

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Charnock, Local Etymology: A Derivative Dictionary of Geographical Names