Quirinus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Quirīnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kwɪˈɹaɪ.nəs/
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Proper noun[edit]

Quirinus m

  1. (Roman mythology) An early Roman deity of possibly Sabine origin.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Sabine town, Curēs. Falsely derived, some say, from curīs (spear) and cūria (court).

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Proper noun[edit]

Quirīnus m (genitive Quirīnī); second declension

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  1. a proper name
  2. (Roman mythology) of Romulus after his deification; Quirinus
  3. (Roman mythology) of Janus
  4. (poetic) of Augustus
  5. (poetic) of Mark Antony

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Quirīnus
genitive Quirīnī
dative Quirīnō
accusative Quirīnum
ablative Quirīnō
vocative Quirīne

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