gryllus

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Latin[edit]

gryllus (cricket)

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γρύλλος (grúllos, performer in an Egyptian dance, comic figure, caricature)

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Noun[edit]

gryllus m (genitive gryllī); second declension

  1. cricket, grasshopper
  2. (art) a comic figure

Declension[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative gryllus gryllī
genitive gryllī gryllōrum
dative gryllō gryllīs
accusative gryllum gryllōs
ablative gryllō gryllīs
vocative grylle gryllī

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References[edit]

  • gryllus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gryllus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • gryllus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gryllus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray