papyrus

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See also: Papyrus and papýrus

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Papyrus (plant).
Papyrus (material).
A papyrus (document).

Etymology[edit]

From Latin papȳrus, from Ancient Greek πάπυρος ‎(pápuros), of unknown origin.

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Noun[edit]

papyrus ‎(usually uncountable, plural papyri or papyruses)

  1. (usually uncountable) A plant in the sedge family, Cyperus papyrus, native to the Nile river valley.
  2. (usually uncountable) A material similar to paper made from the papyrus plant.
  3. (countable) A scroll or document written on papyrus.

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Noun[edit]

papyrus

  1. papyrus (material and document)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of papyrus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative papyrus papyrukset
genitive papyruksen papyrusten
papyruksien
partitive papyrusta papyruksia
illative papyrukseen papyruksiin
singular plural
nominative papyrus papyrukset
accusative nom.? papyrus papyrukset
gen. papyruksen
genitive papyruksen papyrusten
papyruksien
partitive papyrusta papyruksia
inessive papyruksessa papyruksissa
elative papyruksesta papyruksista
illative papyrukseen papyruksiin
adessive papyruksella papyruksilla
ablative papyrukselta papyruksilta
allative papyrukselleˣ papyruksilleˣ
essive papyruksena papyruksina
translative papyrukseksi papyruksiksi
instructive papyruksin
abessive papyruksetta papyruksitta
comitative papyruksineen

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πάπυρος ‎(pápuros).

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Noun[edit]

papȳrus m, f ‎(genitive papȳrī); second declension

  1. papyrus (plant)
  2. a garment made from papyrus
  3. paper made from papyrus

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative papȳrus papȳrī
genitive papȳrī papȳrōrum
dative papȳrō papȳrīs
accusative papȳrum papȳrōs
ablative papȳrō papȳrīs
vocative papȳre papȳrī

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