Pericles

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See also: Péricles

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Periclēs, from Ancient Greek Περικλῆς (Periklês, far-famed), from περί (perí, around) + κλέος (kléos, glory).

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Pericles

  1. (historical) An Ancient Greek politician.
  2. A male given name from Ancient Greek of mostly historical use.

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Pericles m

  1. Pericles

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Περικλῆς (Periklês).

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Perīclēs m sg (genitive Perīclis or Perīclī); third declension

  1. Pericles, a celebrated Athenian orator and statesman

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Perīclēs
Genitive Perīclis
Perīclī
Dative Perīclī
Accusative Perīclem
Perīclēn
Ablative Perīcle
Vocative Periclē

References[edit]

  • Pericles in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Pericles in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934

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Proper noun[edit]

Pericles

  1. Pericles