Ignatius

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A saints' name from the Latin gens name Ignātius, Egnātius, of uncertain meaning, by folk etymology associated with Latin ignis (fire).

It might be related to Ancient Greek ἴγνης (ígnēs, indigene), ἴγνητος (ígnētos), from *ἔν-γνη-τες (*én-gnē-tes), formed from έν (én) + Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁- (to give birth, produce), also seen in γίγνομαι (gígnomai, to come into being).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪɡˈneɪʃəs/
  • Hyphenation: Ig‧na‧tius

Proper noun[edit]

Ignatius

  1. A male given name from Latin; of mostly Roman Catholic or Eastern Orthodox usage in English.

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “ἴγνητες”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 576

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiɡnɑːtsius/, [ˈiɡnɑːt̪ˌs̠ius̠] (influenced by Swedish)
  • Syllabification: Ig‧na‧ti‧us

Proper noun[edit]

Ignatius

  1. A Finnish surname​.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Ignatius (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative Ignatius Ignatiukset
genitive Ignatiuksen Ignatiusten
Ignatiuksien
partitive Ignatiusta Ignatiuksia
illative Ignatiukseen Ignatiuksiin
singular plural
nominative Ignatius Ignatiukset
accusative nom. Ignatius Ignatiukset
gen. Ignatiuksen
genitive Ignatiuksen Ignatiusten
Ignatiuksien
partitive Ignatiusta Ignatiuksia
inessive Ignatiuksessa Ignatiuksissa
elative Ignatiuksesta Ignatiuksista
illative Ignatiukseen Ignatiuksiin
adessive Ignatiuksella Ignatiuksilla
ablative Ignatiukselta Ignatiuksilta
allative Ignatiukselle Ignatiuksille
essive Ignatiuksena Ignatiuksina
translative Ignatiukseksi Ignatiuksiksi
instructive Ignatiuksin
abessive Ignatiuksetta Ignatiuksitta
comitative Ignatiuksineen
Possessive forms of Ignatius (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person Ignatiukseni Ignatiuksemme
2nd person Ignatiuksesi Ignatiuksenne
3rd person Ignatiuksensa

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἰγνάτιος (Ignátios)

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ignātius m sg (genitive Ignātiī or Ignātī); second declension

  1. A male given name

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Ignātius
Genitive Ignātiī
Ignātī1
Dative Ignātiō
Accusative Ignātium
Ablative Ignātiō
Vocative Ignātī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

Descendants[edit]

  • Basque: Inazio, Iñaki
  • Catalan: Ignasi
  • French: Ignace
  • German: Ignaz
  • Italian: Ignazio
  • Spanish: Ignacio

References[edit]

  • Ignatius in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Ignatius in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016