diabolus

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See also: Diabolus

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek διάβολος (diábolos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /diˈa.bo.lus/, [d̪iˈa.bɔ.ɫ̪ʊs]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /diˈa.bo.lus/, [d̪iˈaː.bɔ.lus]
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Noun[edit]

diabolus m (genitive diabolī); second declension

  1. devil

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative diabolus diabolī
Genitive diabolī diabolōrum
Dative diabolō diabolīs
Accusative diabolum diabolōs
Ablative diabolō diabolīs
Vocative diabole diabolī

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Descendants[edit]

It is uncertain if any of the descendants in the Romance languages are completely popularly inherited; they were more likely taken from Ecclesiastical Latin early in their history. Slavic descendants here may have been borrowed directly from Ancient Greek διάβολος (diábolos).

  • Istriot: giavo
  • Italian: diavolo
  • Sardinian: diàbulu, diàulu, diàvulu
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