Paris

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin herba Paris (Herba Paris), Paris herba, from Latin herba and Latin par (equal), in reference to the regularity of its leaves, petals, etc. See image.

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Paris f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Melanthiaceae – herb Paris and its relatives, native to Asia and Europe.

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English Parys, Paris, from Old French Paris, from the Late Latin name of an earlier settlement, Lutetia Parisiorum (Lutetia of the Parisii), from Latin Parīsiī, a Gaulish tribe.

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Paris

  1. The capital and largest city of France.
  2. A department of Île-de-France, France.
  3. (figurative) The government of France.
  4. A locale named after the French city.
    1. A hamlet in Jutland, Denmark.
    2. A former settlement in Yukon, Canada.
    3. A former settlement in Kiritimati, Kiribati.
    4. A locale in the United States.
      1. A city, the county seat of Lamar County, Texas.
      2. A city, the county seat of Henry County, Tennessee.
      3. A city, the county seat of Edgar County, Illinois.
      4. A city, the county seat of Bourbon County, Kentucky.
      5. A town, the county seat of Oxford County, Maine.
      6. A city in Arkansas, United States and one of the two county seats of Logan County.
      7. A town in Grant County, Wisconsin.
      8. A city, the county seat of Bear Lake County, Idaho.
      9. An unincorporated community in Indiana.
      10. An unincorporated community in Iowa.
      11. An unincorporated community in New Hampshire.
      12. An unincorporated community in Ohio.
      13. An unincorporated community in Virginia.
  5. A community in Ontario; named for nearby gypsum deposits, used to make plaster of Paris (itself named for the city).
  6. A English habitational surname for someone from Paris.
  7. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  8. A female given name transferred from the place name, of modern usage, usually from the French city.
  9. A town in New York; named for early benefactor Col. Isaac Paris.
  10. A town in Kenosha County, Wisconsin; named for the town in New York.
  11. A city, the county seat of Monroe County, Missouri; named for the city in Kentucky.
  12. An unincorporated community in Oregon; named for postmaster G. E. Parris.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Πάρις (Páris).

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Paris

  1. (Greek mythology) A Trojan prince who eloped with Helen.
  2. A male given name from Ancient Greek, from the Trojan hero.
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Paris

  1. A French patronymic surname, ultimately from Latin Patricius.
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Paris

  1. An English surname of Celtic origin, a variant of Parris.

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Paris

  1. A Belgian surname, a variant of Parys.

Etymology 6[edit]

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Paris

  1. A Sicilian surname, a variant of Parigi.

Etymology 7[edit]

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Paris

  1. A Spanish surname, a variant of Aparicio.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Parisianism” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.

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Paris

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French Paris, from Latin Lutetia Parīsiōrum

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Paris

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πάρις (Páris)

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Paris

  1. (mythology) Paris (prince of Troy, abductor of Helen)

French[edit]

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 Paris on French Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Old French Paris, from Late Latin name of an earlier settlement, Lutetia Parīsiōrum "Lutetia of the Parisii", from Latin Parīsiī, a Gaulish tribe.

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Paris m or f (mostly m)

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)
    Paris est beaucoup moins bruyant en été
    Paris is much less noisy in summer
    Paris est vraiment belle la nuit
    Paris is really beautiful at night
  2. Paris (a department of Île-de-France, France)

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: Paris, Paree

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Paris n (genitive Paris)

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

Latin[edit]

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Paris m sg (genitive Paridis); third declension

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of modern France)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Paris
Genitive Paridis
Dative Paridī
Accusative Paridem
Ablative Paride
Vocative Paris
Locative Paridī
Paride

Middle English[edit]

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Paris

  1. Alternative form of Parys

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb

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Paris

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Paris

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

Old French[edit]

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Paris

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of modern France)

Portuguese[edit]

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Paris f

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:Paris.

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Romanian[edit]

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Paris f

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Πάρις (Páris).

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Paris m (genitive Parida) declension pattern chlap

  1. (Greek mythology) Paris
  2. A male given name from Ancient Greek, from the Trojan hero.

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia es

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Πάρις (Páris).

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Paris m

  1. (Greek mythology) Paris, the Trojan prince.

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Swedish[edit]

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Paris n (genitive Paris)

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)
  2. (Greek mythology) Paris, Trojan prince

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Paris

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pɑːɾis]
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ris

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Paris

  1. Paris (the capital and largest city of France)

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Walloon[edit]

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Paris

  1. Paris (the capital city of France)