Eliseus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἐλισσαῖος (Elissaîos), from Biblical Hebrew אֱלִישָׁע (ʼĔlîšāʻ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Elīseus m (genitive Elīseī); second declension

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) Elisha (Biblical figure)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Elīseus
genitive Elīseī
dative Elīseō
accusative Elīseum
ablative Elīseō
vocative Elīsee

References[edit]

  • Eliseus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Eliséus” in Leo F. Stelten, editor (1995) Dictionary of ecclesiastical Latin: with an appendix of Latin expressions defined and clarified, Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, page 85/2