Arachne

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Latin Arachne

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Arachne f

  1. (obsolete) A taxonomic genus within the family Phyllanthaceae – species now placed in genera Leptopus and Notoleptopus.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Arachnē, from Ancient Greek ἀράχνη (arákhnē, spider).

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Arachne

  1. (Greek mythology) A woman famous for her skill at weaving. She was changed into a spider by the goddess Athena.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀράχνη (arákhnē, spider).

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Proper noun[edit]

Arachnē f (genitive Arachnēs); first declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Arachne

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (Greek-type).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Arachnē Arachnae
Genitive Arachnēs Arachnārum
Dative Arachnae Arachnīs
Accusative Arachnēn Arachnās
Ablative Arachnē Arachnīs
Vocative Arachnē Arachnae

References[edit]

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