Abdera

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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location map of Abdera

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἄβδηρα (Ábdēra).

Proper noun[edit]

Abdera

  1. An ancient city in Thrace, in modern Greece, known for the foolishness of its inhabitants.
  2. A modern municipality of Xanthi, in the administrative region of Thrace, Greece.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἄβδηρα (Ábdēra).

Proper noun[edit]

Abdera n (proper noun, genitive Abderas or (optionally with an article) Abdera)

  1. Abdera (an ancient city in Thrace, in modern Greece), known for the foolishness of its inhabitants.
  2. Abdera (a modern municipality of Xanthi, in the administrative region of Thrace, Greece).

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Further reading[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Abdera on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
  • Abdera” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Abdera” in Duden online
  • Abdera” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Abdēra, from Ancient Greek Ἄβδηρα (Ábdēra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈab.de.ra/
  • Rhymes: -abdera
  • Hyphenation: Àb‧de‧ra

Proper noun[edit]

Abdera f

  1. Abdera (an ancient city in Thrace, in modern Greece)
  2. Abdera (a modern municipality of Xanthi, in the administrative region of Thrace, Greece)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἄβδηρα (Ábdēra).

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abdēra n or f (variously declined, genitive Abdērōrum or Abderae); second declension, first declension

  1. Abdera (an ancient city in Thrace, in modern Greece, known for its inhabitants' foolishness)
  2. Abdera (a modern municipality of Xanthi, in the administrative region of Thrace, Greece)
  3. (figuratively, by extension) Chelm, cloud-cuckoo-land
Declension[edit]

Second declension (neuter plural) or first declension (feminine singular) noun, with locative.

Case Plural
Nominative Abdēra
Genitive Abdērōrum
Abdērae
Dative Abdērīs
Abdērae
Accusative Abdēra
Abdēram
Ablative Abdērīs
Abdērā
Vocative Abdēra
Locative Abdērīs
Abdērae
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Pronunciation 2[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abdērā f

  1. ablative of Abdēra

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Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Abdera f

  1. Abdera (an ancient city in Thrace, in modern Greece, known for its inhabitants' foolishness)
  2. Abdera (a modern municipality of Xanthi, in the administrative region of Thrace, Greece)