Tanais

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

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Tanais

  1. An early name for the river Don
  2. A city that, in antiquity, lay in the Don delta.

Latin[edit]

The Don River

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Τάναϊς (Tánaïs).

Noun[edit]

Tanais m (genitive Tanais); third declension

  1. The river Don
  2. A proper name for men

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Tanais
genitive Tanais
dative Tanaī
accusative Tanaem
ablative Tanae
vocative Tanais
locative Tanaī

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Tanais in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Tanais” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Tanais in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Tanais in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Tanais in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • Tanais in Richard Stillwell et al., editor (1976) The Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites, Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press