Sappho

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Proper noun[edit]

Sappho f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Trochilidae—the red-tailed comet.

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  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σαπφώ ‎(Sapphṓ).

Proper noun[edit]

Sappho

  1. An Ancient Greek female name, particularly borne by a poetess from Lesbos who lived between 630 and 570 BC (exact dates unknown).
  2. (astronomy) Short for 80 Sappho, a main belt asteroid.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σαπφώ ‎(Sapphṓ).

Proper noun[edit]

Sappho f ‎(genitive Sapphūs); fourth declension

  1. Sappho
Inflection[edit]

Fourth declension, with irregular nominative in . Only the genitive and accusative are attested. The remaining forms have been reconstructed based on the Greek inflection.

Number Singular
nominative Sapphō
genitive Sapphūs
dative Sapphuī
accusative Sapphō
ablative Sapphuī
vocative Sapphō

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