cetus

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Romanized form of Ancient Greek κῆτος (kêtos, any sea-monster or huge fish).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cētus m (genitive cētī); second declension

  1. Any large sea mammal, such as a whale, shark or dolphin, or a sea monster.
  2. The constellation Cetus, the Whale.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cētus cētī
genitive cētī cētōrum
dative cētō cētīs
accusative cētum cētōs
ablative cētō cētīs
vocative cēte cētī

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • cetus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cetus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • cetus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • cetus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers