Acheruns

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Proper noun[edit]

Acherūns m sg (genitive Acherūntis); third declension

  1. The river Acheron.
  2. The underworld.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Acherūns
Genitive Acherūntis
Dative Acherūntī
Accusative Acherūntem
Ablative Acherūnte
Vocative Acherūns

The form Acherunta (Lucretius 4.170 & 6.251) is used as an alternative accusative singular, based on the Greek accusative.

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