Neapolis

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See also: Néapolis

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Νεάπολις (Neápolis), from νέα (néa, new) + πόλις (pólis, city). Varro states in De Lingua Latina that it was previously called "Novapolis".

Proper noun[edit]

Neāpolis f sg (genitive Neāpolis or Neāpoleos or Neāpolios); third declension

  1. Naples, Italy
  2. Various other cities in the Hellenistic world, including modern Nabeul, Tunisia, and Nablus, Palestine.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, partially Greek-type), with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Neāpolis
Genitive Neāpolis
Neāpoleos
Neāpolios
Dative Neāpolī
Accusative Neāpolim
Neāpolin
Ablative Neāpolī
Vocative Neāpolis
Neāpolī
Locative Neāpolī

The genitive forms beside Neāpolis are influenced by the Greek and only used postclassically.

Quotations[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Naples
  • French: Naples
  • Italian: Napoli
  • Neapolitan: Napule
  • Portuguese: Nápoles
  • Romanian: Napoli
  • Spanish: Nápoles

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Lithuanian[edit]

Lithuanian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Neapolis, ultimately from Ancient Greek Νεάπολις (Neápolis).

Proper noun[edit]

Neapolis m

  1. Naples (a city in Italy)