Aethiops

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See also: aethiops and æthiops

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Αἰθίοψ (Aithíops), from αἴθω (aíthō, burn) + ὤψ (ṓps, face)

Proper noun[edit]

Aethiops m (genitive Aethiopis); third declension

  1. Any of dark-skinned peoples living in Upper Egypt or beyond.
  2. Ethiopian
  3. Negro

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Aethiops Aethiopēs
genitive Aethiopis Aethiopum
dative Aethiopī Aethiopibus
accusative Aethiopem Aethiopēs
ablative Aethiope Aethiopibus
vocative Aethiops Aethiopēs

References[edit]

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