Syracusae

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Συρᾱ́κουσαι (Surā́kousai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Syrācūsae f pl (genitive Syrācūsārum); first declension

  1. Syracuse (a city in Sicily)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun, with locative, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative Syrācūsae
Genitive Syrācūsārum
Dative Syrācūsīs
Accusative Syrācūsās
Ablative Syrācūsīs
Vocative Syrācūsae
Locative Syrācūsīs

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Syracuse
  • Italian: Siracusa
  • Sicilian: Saragusa

References[edit]

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