Damascus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Damascus, from Ancient Greek Δαμασκός (Damaskós), from a Semitic form akin to Hebrew דַּמֶּשֶׂק‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dəˈmæskəs/, /dəˈmɑːskəs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Da‧mas‧cus

Proper noun[edit]

Damascus

  1. The capital city of Syria.

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch damascus, from Latin Damascus, from Ancient Greek Δαμασκός (Damaskós), from a Semitic language.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌdaːˈmɑs.kʏs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Da‧mas‧cus

Proper noun[edit]

Damascus n

  1. Damascus (the capital city of Syria)

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Δαμασκός (Damaskós), from a Semitic source.

Proper noun[edit]

Dāmascus f sg (genitive Dāmascī); second declension

  1. Damascus (an ancient city and the capital city of modern Syria)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Dāmascus
Genitive Dāmascī
Dative Dāmascō
Accusative Dāmascum
Ablative Dāmascō
Vocative Dāmasce
Locative Dāmascī

References[edit]

  • Damascus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Damascus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette