boreas

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See also: Boreas and Bóreas

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Etymology[edit]

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

Inflection[edit]

First declension, 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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  • 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