Cleopatra

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See also: Cleópatra and Cleòpatra

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English Cleopatra, from Ancient Greek Κλεοπάτρα (Kleopátra), meaning "glory of her father", from κλέος (kléos, glory) + πατήρ (patḗr, father).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kliːoʊˈpætɹə/
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Proper noun[edit]

Cleopatra (plural Cleopatras)

  1. A given name of women in the Ptolemaic dynasty of Egypt; notably Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt (69–30 BCE); last of the Ptolemy line.
  2. (rare) A female given name from Ancient Greek.

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

Cleopatra (plural Cleopatras)

  1. A woman of great seductive beauty.
    • 1981, William Irwin Thompson, The Time Falling Bodies Take to Light: Mythology, Sexuality and the Origins of Culture, London: Rider/Hutchinson & Co., page 165:
      Inanna becomes the archetype for all the Cleopatras to come; she is "the bitch goddess" who from her first appearance in Sumerian civilization will live on in all other civilizations - in myth and legend, novel and poem, Shakespearean play and Hollywood film.
  2. A variety of apple.

Anagrams[edit]

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kle.oˈpa.tra/
  • Rhymes: -atra
  • Hyphenation: Cle‧o‧pà‧tra

Proper noun[edit]

Cleopatra f

  1. Cleopatra

Anagrams[edit]

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cleopatra f (genitive Cleopatrae); first declension

  1. Cleopatra

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Cleopatra Cleopatrae
Genitive Cleopatrae Cleopatrārum
Dative Cleopatrae Cleopatrīs
Accusative Cleopatram Cleopatrās
Ablative Cleopatrā Cleopatrīs
Vocative Cleopatra Cleopatrae

References[edit]

  • Cleopatra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Cleopatra f

  1. Cleopatra (a given name of women in the Ptolemy dynasty)