Sclavus

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Etymology[edit]

Late and Medieval Latin. From Byzantine Greek Σκλάβος (Sklábos), probably from earlier Σλαβῆνος (Slabênos), from plural Σλαβῆνοι (Slabênoi), from Proto-Slavic *slověne (plural; the singular form (Proto-Slavic *slověninŭ is derived from it).

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Sclavus m (genitive Sclavī); second declension

  1. a Slav
    • 1489ARec 1236 (published in the Słownik Staropolskich Nazw Osobowych, under the name Sclawus)
      In causa [] Nicolai Sclavi, seruitoris burse Vngarorum []

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Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Sclavus Sclavī
genitive Sclavī Sclavōrum
dative Sclavō Sclavīs
accusative Sclavum Sclavōs
ablative Sclavō Sclavīs
vocative Sclave Sclavī

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