Mantua

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See also: mantua, Mântua, and Mantüa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Mantua.

Proper noun[edit]

Mantua

  1. Province of Lombardy, Italy.
  2. City and capital of Mantua.
    —He and I / Will watch thy waking, and that very night / Shall Romeo bear thee hence to Mantua.Romeo and Juliet, William Shakespeare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Etruscan *𐌌𐌀𐌍𐌈𐌅𐌀 (*manθva), from 𐌌𐌀𐌍𐌈 (manθ, Mantus, god of the underworld). Compare 𐌌𐌀𐌍𐌈𐌅𐌀𐌕𐌄 (manθvate, Mantuan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Mantua f (genitive Mantuae); first declension

  1. Mantua (city)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Mantua
genitive Mantuae
dative Mantuae
accusative Mantuam
ablative Mantuā
vocative Mantua

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