Lusitania

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See also: lusitania and Lusitânia

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Lūsītānia.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Lusitania

  1. ancient Roman province, roughly corresponding to modern Portugal
  2. (archaic, poetic) Portugal
  3. an abbreviation for the RMS Lusitania, a British ship that was sunk in 1915 during World War I

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Lūsītānus +‎ -ia, named after the Lusitanians, a Proto-Indo-European tribe of the Iberian peninsula (from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia). The name's origin is uncertain but it is generally agreed that the tribe converged with a heavy Celtic (possibly Celtiberian) influence.

The province within the Roman Empire

Pronunciation[edit]

(Classical) IPA(key): /luː.siːˈtaː.ni.a/, [ɫ̪uːs̠iːˈt̪äːniä]

Proper noun[edit]

Lūsītānia f sg (genitive Lūsītāniae); first declension

  1. A province of Roman Hispania, covering what is now southern Portugal and parts of western Spain such as Extremadura.

Declension[edit]

  • First-declension noun, with locative.
Case Singular
Nominative Lūsītānia
Genitive Lūsītāniae
Dative Lūsītāniae
Accusative Lūsītāniam
Ablative Lūsītāniā
Vocative Lūsītānia
Locative Lūsītāniae

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: Lusitania

References[edit]

  • Lūsītānia” on page 1157 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (2nd ed., 2012)
  • Lusitania”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Lusitania in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Koch, John T (2011). Tartessian 2: The Inscription of Mesas do Castelinho ro and the Verbal Complex. Preliminaries to Historical Phonology. Oxbow Books, Oxford, UK. pp. 33–34. →ISBN.

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Lūsītānia.

Proper noun[edit]

Lusitania f

  1. Lusitania (ancient Roman province)