Scythia

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English[edit]

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Approximate extent of Scythia in the first century BCE

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Scythia, from Ancient Greek Σκυθία (Skuthía).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsɪði.ə/, /ˈsɪθi.ə/

Proper noun[edit]

Scythia

  1. (historical) A region of Central Eurasia in the classical era, encompassing parts of Pontic steppe, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, inhabited by nomadic Scythians from at least the 11th century BCE to the 2nd century CE.

Usage notes[edit]

Precise boundaries vary by author.

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Latin[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σκυθία (Skuthía).

Proper noun[edit]

Scythia f (genitive Scythiae); first declension

  1. Scythia

Inflection[edit]

First declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Scythia
genitive Scythiae
dative Scythiae
accusative Scythiam
ablative Scythiā
vocative Scythia
locative Scythiae

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Scythia f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Cítia (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).