Demosthenes

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Dēmosthenēs, from Ancient Greek Δημοσθένης (Dēmosthénēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɪˈmɒsθəniːz/

Proper noun[edit]

Demosthenes

  1. An Ancient Greek male given name from Ancient Greek, famously borne by Demosthenes, the Athenian statesman and orator of 4th century BC.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Demosthenic in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Δημοσθένης (Dēmosthénēs).

Proper noun[edit]

Dēmosthenēs m sg (genitive Dēmosthenis); third declension

  1. a prominent Greek statesman and orator

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Dēmosthenēs
Genitive Dēmosthenis
Dative Dēmosthenī
Accusative Dēmosthenem
Ablative Dēmosthene
Vocative Dēmosthenēs

References[edit]

  • Demosthenes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Demosthenes in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Demosthenes in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Demosthenes in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Demosthenes in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray