Hippo

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See also: hippo and hippo-

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἱππὠν (Hippōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hippō m (genitive Hippōnis); third declension

  1. The name of several cities in the Hellenistic world, especially:
    1. Hippo Regius (an ancient city, famed home of St Augustine, near modern Annaba, Algeria)
    2. Hippo Diarrhytus, now known as Bizerte (a city in modern Tunisia)

Declension[edit]

Third declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Hippō
genitive Hippōnis
dative Hippōnī
accusative Hippōnem
ablative Hippōne
vocative Hippō
locative Hippōne

References[edit]

  • Hippo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Hippo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette