Arachosia

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Arachōsia, from Ancient Greek Ἀραχωσία (Arakhōsía), from Iranian. Compare the Old Persian name of the place: 𐏃𐎼𐎢𐎺𐎫𐎡𐏁 (h-r-u-v-t-i-š /harauvatiš/, literally rich in waters/lakes).

Proper noun[edit]

Arachosia

  1. An Achaemenid and Seleucid satrapy in the eastern part of their respective empires, around modern-day southern Afghanistan.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀραχωσία (Arakhōsía).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Arachōsia f sg (genitive Arachōsiae); first declension

  1. (geography) Arachosia

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Arachōsia
Genitive Arachōsiae
Dative Arachōsiae
Accusative Arachōsiam
Ablative Arachōsiā
Vocative Arachōsia

References[edit]

  • Arachosia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Arachosia”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly