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]

Etymology[edit]

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

Proper noun[edit]

Hibernia f ‎(genitive Hiberniae); first declension

  1. Ireland (the island)

Declension[edit]

First declension.

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

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