Cambyses

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Καμβύσης (Kambúsēs).

Proper noun[edit]

Cambyses

  1. An Old Persian male given name, particularly borne by Achaemenid kings of Persia.

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Καμβύσης (Kambúsēs).

View of the river Iori

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cambȳsēs m (genitive Cambȳsis); third declension

  1. The name of several kings of Persia
  2. A river of Albania, rising in the Caucasus and flowing into the Cyrus, now the river Iori
  3. A river that flows into the Caspian Sea near the river Amardus

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Cambȳsēs
genitive Cambȳsis
dative Cambȳsī
accusative Cambȳsem
ablative Cambȳse
vocative Cambȳsēs

References[edit]

  • Cambyses in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Cambyses in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Cambyses in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Cambyses in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly