camelopardalis

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Etymology[edit]

Romanized form of the Ancient Greek καμηλοπάρδαλις ‎(kamēlopárdalis, giraffe), from κάμηλος ‎(kámēlos, camel) (camelus) + πάρδαλις ‎(párdalis, leopard), due to its having a long neck like a camel and spots like a leopard.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ka.meː.loˈpar.da.lis/, [ka.meː.ɫɔˈpar.da.lɪs]

Noun[edit]

camēlopardalis f ‎(genitive camēlopardalis); third declension

  1. A giraffe, camelopard

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
nominative camēlopardalis camēlopardalēs
genitive camēlopardalis camēlopardalium
dative camēlopardalī camēlopardalibus
accusative camēlopardalem
camēlopardalim
camēlopardalēs
camēlopardalīs
ablative camēlopardale
camēlopardalī
camēlopardalibus
vocative camēlopardalis camēlopardalēs

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