amethystus

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Latin[edit]

amethystus

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀμέθυστος (améthustos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amethystus f (genitive amethystī); second declension

  1. amethyst (precious stone)

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative amethystus amethystī
genitive amethystī amethystōrum
dative amethystō amethystīs
accusative amethystum amethystōs
ablative amethystō amethystīs
vocative amethyste amethystī

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References[edit]

  • amethystus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • amethystus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • amethystus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers