iaspis

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἴασπις (íaspis), ultimately from an oriental, possibly Egyptian, loanword. Cognate of modern Persian یشپ (yašp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

iaspis f (genitive iaspidis); third declension

  1. jasper

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative iaspis iaspidēs
genitive iaspidis iaspidum
dative iaspidī iaspidibus
accusative iaspidem iaspidēs
ablative iaspide iaspidibus
vocative iaspis iaspidēs

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References[edit]

  • iaspis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • iaspis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • iaspis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • iaspis in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly