daedalus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Δαίδαλος(Daídalos), the mythological figure who crafted the waxen wings of Ἴκαρος.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

daedalus m ‎(feminine daedala, neuter daedalum); first/second declension

  1. skillful, artfully constructed

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative daedalus daedala daedalum daedalī daedalae daedala
genitive daedalī daedalae daedalī daedalōrum daedalārum daedalōrum
dative daedalō daedalō daedalīs
accusative daedalum daedalam daedalum daedalōs daedalās daedala
ablative daedalō daedalā daedalō daedalīs
vocative daedale daedala daedalum daedalī daedalae daedala

References[edit]

  • daedalus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • daedalus in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • daedalus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • daedalus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Langenscheidt Pocket Latin Dictionary. Berlin: Langenschedit, 1966.