Persis

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin Persis, from Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís).

Proper noun[edit]

Persis

  1. (historical) A region of ancient Iran in its southwest; modern Fars province.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís, a Persian woman).

Proper noun[edit]

Persis

  1. An early Christian, mentioned in the epistle to the Romans.
  2. A female given name, in occasional use since the 16th century.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Περσῐ́ς (Persís, Persia”, also “a Persian woman).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Persis f (genitive Persidos or Persidis); third declension

  1. the country of Persis, between Caramania, Media, and Susiana, now Fars or Farsistan

Declension[edit]

Third declension, Greek type.
Number Singular
nominative Persis
genitive Persidos
dative Persidī
accusative Persida
ablative Perside
vocative Persis
Third declension.
Number Singular
nominative Persis
genitive Persidis
dative Persidī
accusative Persidem
ablative Perside
vocative Persis

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

Persis f (feminine adjective, genitive Persidos or Persidis); third declension

  1. (poetic) Persian

Declension[edit]

Third declension, Greek type.
Number Singular Plural
nominative Persis Persidēs
genitive Persidos Persidum
dative Persidī Persidibus
accusative Persida Persidas
ablative Perside Persidibus
vocative Persis Persidēs
Third declension.
Number Singular Plural
nominative Persis Persidēs
genitive Persidis Persidum
dative Persidī Persidibus
accusative Persidem Persidēs
ablative Perside Persidibus
vocative Persis Persidēs

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

Persis f (genitive Persidos or Persidis); third declension

  1. a Persian woman

Declension[edit]

Third declension, Greek type.
Number Singular Plural
nominative Persis Persidēs
genitive Persidos Persidum
dative Persidī Persidibus
accusative Persida Persidas
ablative Perside Persidibus
vocative Persis Persidēs
Third declension.
Number Singular Plural
nominative Persis Persidēs
genitive Persidis Persidum
dative Persidī Persidibus
accusative Persidem Persidēs
ablative Perside Persidibus
vocative Persis Persidēs

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