Palaestina

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See also: Palästina and Palæstina

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek Παλαιστίνη (Palaistínē) (see there for more), from Biblical Hebrewפְּלֶשֶׁת(P'léshet, Philistia, land of the Philistines).

Alternative forms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Palaestīna f sg (genitive Palaestīnae); first declension

  1. Palestine
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Palaestīna
Genitive Palaestīnae
Dative Palaestīnae
Accusative Palaestīnam
Ablative Palaestīnā
Vocative Palaestīna
Locative Palaestīnae
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

Palaestīna

  1. inflection of Palaestīnus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

Palaestīnā

  1. ablative feminine singular of Palaestīnus

References[edit]

  • Palaestina”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Palaestina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette