Ulixes

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Etruscan, influenced by Ancient Greek Ὀδυσσεύς (Odusseús).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ulixēs m (variously declined, genitive Ulixis or Ulixī or Ulixeī); third declension, fifth declension

  1. Odysseus (Ulysses)

Usage notes[edit]

Lexicographers and grammarians consider the spelling Ulixēs to be correct for Classical Latin and the spelling Ulyssēs to be incorrect;[1] but the form Ulyssēs is not uncommon, especially in later periods and in languages descended from Latin.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.
Case Singular
nominative Ulixēs
genitive Ulixis
Ulixī
dative Ulixī
accusative Ulixem
Ulixēn
ablative Ulixe
vocative Ulixēs
Fifth declension.
Case Singular
nominative Ulixēs
genitive Ulixeī
dative Ulixeī
accusative Ulixem
ablative Ulixē
vocative Ulixēs

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ulixes in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press