Artemisia

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἄρτεμις ‎(Ártemis, Artemis), the ancient Greek goddess of forests and hills

Proper noun[edit]

Artemisia f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Asteraceae — the artemisias and plants known as wormwood, sagebrush, and mugwort.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Ἀρτεμῑσῐ́ᾱ ‎(Artemīsíā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Artemīsia
Artemĭsia

Proper noun[edit]

Artemī̆sia f ‎(genitive Artemī̆siae); first declension

  1. Artemisia I of Caria (Queen of Halicarnassus, Cos, Nisyros, and Calyndos circa 480 BC; daughter of Lygdamis and mother of Pisindelis; commander-in-person of her forces at the naval battles of Artemisium and Salamis during the Greco-Persian Wars)
  2. Artemisia II of Caria (sister, wife, and successor [353–351 BC] of King Mausolus of Caria, after whose death and in whose honour she ordered the building of the renowned Mausoleum at Halicarnassus)
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  3. Isle of Palmaiola (an islet of the Tuscan Archipelago, on the Tyrrhenian Sea)
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Declension[edit]

First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Artemī̆sia
genitive Artemī̆siae
dative Artemī̆siae
accusative Artemī̆siam
ablative Artemī̆siā
vocative Artemī̆sia
locative Artemī̆siae

Only the name of the island can take the locative case.

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