Pharao

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See also: pharao and pharaó

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Pharao m (strong, genitive Pharaos, plural Pharaonen, feminine Pharaonin)

  1. pharaoh

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Φαραώ (Pharaṓ), from Hebrew פַּרְעֹה(par‘ōh), from Egyptian

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(pr ꜥꜣ, palace”, “pharaoh).

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Proper noun[edit]

Pharaō m (genitive Pharaōnis); third declension

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  1. (Late Latin) Pharaoh
    • c. 600 CE – 625 CE, Isidorus Hispalensis, Etymologiae 7.6.46:
      Dēnique Mōȳsē interpretātur sūmptus ex aquā. Invēnit eum ad rīpam flūminis expositum fīlia Pharaōnis, quem colligēns adoptāvit sibi.
      Then 'Moses' is interpreted as 'taken out of water'. The daughter of the Pharaoh found him abandoned on the bank of the river and adopted him.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Pharaō Pharaōnēs
Genitive Pharaōnis Pharaōnum
Dative Pharaōnī Pharaōnibus
Accusative Pharaōnem Pharaōnēs
Ablative Pharaōne Pharaōnibus
Vocative Pharaō Pharaōnēs

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References[edit]

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