paradisus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek παράδεισος (parádeisos)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

paradīsus m (genitive paradīsī); second declension

  1. park, orchard
  2. (ecclesiastical) Eden, the paradise home of the first humans
  3. (ecclesiastical) Paradise, the abode of the blessed after death

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative paradīsus paradīsī
genitive paradīsī paradīsōrum
dative paradīsō paradīsīs
accusative paradīsum paradīsōs
ablative paradīsō paradīsīs
vocative paradīse paradīsī

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References[edit]

  • paradisus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “paradisus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • paradisus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • paradisus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paradisus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin