boreas

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See also: Boreas and Bóreas

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βορέᾱς (Boréās)

Noun[edit]

boreas (plural boreases)

  1. (obsolete, poetic) The north wind.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Βορέᾱς (Boréās)

Noun[edit]

boreās m (genitive boreae); first declension

  1. north wind
  2. north (compass direction)

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ās).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative boreās boreae
Genitive boreae boreārum
Dative boreae boreīs
Accusative boreān boreās
Ablative boreā boreīs
Vocative boreā boreae

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  • Catalan: boira
  • Dalmatian: bura
  • English: Boreas
  • French: borée

References[edit]

  • boreas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • boreas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • boreas in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • boreas in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • boreas in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray