Tripolis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Tripolis, from Ancient Greek Τρίπολις (Trípolis), from τρι- (tri-, tri-: three) + πολις (polis, city, city-state). Doublet of Tripoli and Tirebolu.

Proper noun[edit]

Tripolis

  1. (historical) A former district of Arcadia, Greece, around the three cities of Calliae, Dipoena, and Nonacris.
  2. (historical) Former name of Tripoli, various places.
  3. (historical) Former name of Tirebolu, a town in Turkey.

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Derived from Ancient Greek Τρίπολις (Trípolis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Tripolis m inan (related adjective tripoliský or tripolský)

  1. Tripoli (the capital of Libya)
    Tripolis je nevěsta Středomoří.Tripoli is the bride of the Mediterranean.

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Tripolis in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Tripolis in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • Tripolis in Internetová jazyková příručka

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʁiːpolɪs/
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Proper noun[edit]

Tripolis n (proper noun, genitive Tripolis' or (with an article) Tripolis)

  1. Tripoli (the capital of Libya)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Τρίπολις (Trípolis).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Tripolis f sg (genitive Tripolis or Tripoleos); third declension

  1. Tripoli (a city in modern Libya)
  2. Tripoli (a city in modern Lebanon)
  3. Tripoli (city in Thessaly, modern Greece)
  4. The name of several settlements in the Hellenistic world.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem, partially Greek-type), with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Tripolis
Genitive Tripolis
Tripoleos
Dative Tripolī
Accusative Tripolim
Tripolin
Ablative Tripolī
Vocative Tripolis
Tripolī
Locative Tripolī

Note: Tripoleos is only attested postclassically.

References[edit]

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

Lithuanian[edit]

Lithuanian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Tripolis, ultimately from Ancient Greek Τρίπολις (Trípolis).

Proper noun[edit]

Tripolis m

  1. Tripoli (the capital of Libya)

Slovak[edit]

Slovak Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Tripolis m inan (genitive singular Tripolisu, declension pattern of dub)

  1. Tripoli (the capital of Libya)

References[edit]

  • Tripolis”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024