Hibernia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hibernia, from Ancient Greek Ἰέρνη(Iérnē), Ἰουερνία(Iouernía), Ἱβερνία(Hibernía).

Proper noun[edit]

Hibernia

  1. (poetic) The island of Ireland.

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Latin[edit]

Alternate forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἰ̄έρνη(Īérnē), Ἰ̄ουερνία(Īouernía), Ἱ̄βερνία(Hībernía), from Primitive Irish *īweriū (compare Old Irish Ériu), from Proto-Celtic *ɸīweryū, from Proto-Indo-European *piHweryon-, likely related to Proto-Indo-European *piHwer-(fat), from *peyH-(fat).

Proper noun[edit]

Hibernia f (genitive Hiberniae); first declension

  1. (historical geography) Ireland

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Hibernia
genitive Hiberniae
dative Hiberniae
accusative Hiberniam
ablative Hiberniā
vocative Hibernia

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