Ulixes

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

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 Ulixeī); third declension, fifth declension

  1. Odysseus (Ulysses)

Usage notes[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]