Messene

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μεσσήνη (Messḗnē), from Mycenaean Greek 𐀕𐀼𐀙 (me-za-na).

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Messene

  1. An ancient Greek city in the southwest Peloponnesus and new capital of the region of Messenia

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Μεσσήνη (Messḗnē).

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Proper noun[edit]

Messēnē f (genitive Messēnēs); first declension

  1. The capital of Messenia, built under the direction of Epaminondas

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular
nominative Messēnē
genitive Messēnēs
dative Messēnae
accusative Messēnēn
ablative Messēnē
vocative Messēnē

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