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Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἄβας (Ábas).

Proper noun[edit]

Abas m (genitive Abantis); third declension

  1. A personal name found in Greek and Roman mythology, famously held by:
    1. Abas (the twelfth king of Argos)

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Abas Abantēs
Genitive Abantis Abantum
Dative Abantī Abantibus
Accusative Abantem Abantēs
Ablative Abante Abantibus
Vocative Abas Abantēs
Derived terms[edit]
  • Abantēus (pertaining to Abas, adjective)
  • Abantiadēs (male descendant of Abas, noun)
  • Abantias (female descendant, land of Abas, noun)
  • Abantius (pertaining to [the land of] Abas, adjective)


  • Abas”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Abas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of Abae

Proper noun[edit]


  1. accusative plural of Abae