Hibernia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin Hibernia, influenced by hibernus ‎(wintry).

Proper noun[edit]

Hibernia

  1. (poetic) The island of Ireland.

Derived terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ῑ̓έρνη ‎(Īérnē), Ῑ̓ουερνίᾱ ‎(Īouerníā), Ῑ̔βερνίᾱ ‎(Hīberníā), from Primitive Irish *īweriū ‎(*īweriū) (compare Old Irish Ériu), from Proto-Celtic *ɸīwerjō, *ɸīwerjon-, from Proto-Indo-European *piHwerjon-, likely related to Proto-Indo-European *piHwer- ‎(fat).

Proper noun[edit]

Hibernia f ‎(genitive Hiberniae); first declension

  1. Ireland (the island)

Inflection[edit]

First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Hibernia
genitive Hiberniae
dative Hiberniae
accusative Hiberniam
ablative Hiberniā
vocative Hibernia
locative Hiberniae