hyaena

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See also: Hyaena and hyæna

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hyaena (plural hyaenas or hyaenae)

  1. Alternative spelling of hyena

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὕαινα (húaina).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hyaena f (genitive hyaenae); first declension

  1. a hyena

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hyaena hyaenae
Genitive hyaenae hyaenārum
Dative hyaenae hyaenīs
Accusative hyaenam hyaenās
Ablative hyaenā hyaenīs
Vocative hyaena hyaenae

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References[edit]

  • hyaena in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hyaena in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hyaena in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette