Calpe

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin

Proper noun[edit]

Calpe f

  1. (obsolete) Original genus name of Calyptra.

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κάλπη (Kálpē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Calpē f (genitive Calpēs); first declension

  1. (geography) Gibraltar

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Calpē
genitive Calpēs
dative Calpae
accusative Calpēn
ablative Calpē
vocative Calpē
locative Calpae

References[edit]

  • Calpe in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Calpe” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Calpe in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Calpe in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly