pardus

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin pardus.

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Noun[edit]

pardus m (genitive singular parduss, nominative plural pardusar)

  1. panther, leopard

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πάρδος (párdos, pard, male leopard), probably ultimately an Indo-Iranian borrowing related to Persian پلنگ(panther) and Sanskrit पृदाकु (pṛdāku, panther).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pardus m (genitive pardī); second declension

  1. pard: a male leopard
  2. (zoology) other mottled or spotted animals
  3. brown

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pardus pardī
Genitive pardī pardōrum
Dative pardō pardīs
Accusative pardum pardōs
Ablative pardō pardīs
Vocative parde pardī

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: pardu
  • Middle English: parde
  • Galician: pardo
  • Portuguese: pardo
  • Spanish: pardo

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References[edit]

  • pardus”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pardus”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pardus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • pardus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette