Ἰταλός

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: Ιταλός

Ancient Greek[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

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]

Ῑ̓ταλός (Ītalósm (genitive Ἰταλοῦ); second declension

  1. Italus

Noun[edit]

Ῑ̓ταλός (Ītalósm (genitive Ἰταλοῦ); second declension

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

Inflection[edit]

The proper noun does not take a definite article.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

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