Abdera

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English[edit]

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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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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

  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).

Proper noun[edit]

Abdēra n pl (genitive Abdērōrum); second declension
Abdēra f sg (genitive Abdērae); 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]

This can be declined in two various fashions.

Second-declension noun (neuter), with locative, plural only.
Case Plural
Nominative Abdēra
Genitive Abdērōrum
Dative Abdērīs
Accusative Abdēra
Ablative Abdērīs
Vocative Abdēra
Locative Abdērīs
First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.
Case Singular
Nominative Abdēra
Genitive Abdērae
Dative Abdērae
Accusative Abdēram
Ablative Abdērā
Vocative Abdēra
Locative Abdērae

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References[edit]

  • Abdera in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Abdera in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Abdera in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Abdera in D. P. Simpson, Cassell's Latin Dictionary, Wiley Publishing, 1968


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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)