interpretatio graeca

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From interpretātiō (interpretation) + graeca, feminine form of graecus (Greek).

Noun[edit]

interpretātiō graeca f (genitive interpretātiōnis graecae); third declension

  1. The tendency of ancient Greek writers to equate foreign deities with members of their own pantheon. For example, the Egyptian god of learning Thoth was identified with the Greek Hermes.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.
First/second declension.

Case Singular
nominative interpretātiō graeca
genitive interpretātiōnis graecae
dative interpretātiōnī graecae
accusative interpretātiōnem graecam
ablative interpretātiōne graecā
vocative interpretātiō graeca

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