pegasus

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See also: Pegasus and Pégasus

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the mythical Pegasus.

Noun[edit]

pegasus (plural pegasuses or pegasi)

  1. A winged horse (imaginary or mythical, sometimes figurative).

Translations[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English pegasus, from Pegasus, from Latin, from Ancient Greek en Πήγασος (Pḗgasos).

Noun[edit]

pegasus

  1. a pegasus; a winged horse

Etymology 2[edit]

Horse from Red Horse Beer, wings from Gold Eagle Beer and St. Michael the Archangel standing in for Bellorophon or Perseus.

Noun[edit]

pegasus

  1. a cocktail using Red Horse Beer and Gold Eagle Beer and Ginebra San Miguel

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Πήγασος (Pḗgasos)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pēgasus m (genitive pēgasī); second declension

  1. pegasus (a winged horse or a bird with a horse's head, suspected to live in Africa)
    • c. 43 CE, Pomponius Mela, De situ orbis libri III 3:
      Sunt mirae aves cornutae tragopanes et equinis auribus pegasi.
      [In Africa] there are wonderful birds: horned tragopans and pegasi with horse's ears.
    • c. 77 CE – 79 CE, Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia 8.72:
      Aethiopia generat [] pinnatos equos et cornibus armatos, quos pegasos vocant.
      • 1855 translation by John Bostock and Henry Thomas Riley
        Æthiopia produces [] horses with wings, and armed with horns, which are called pegasi.
    • c. 77 CE – 79 CE, Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia 10.26:
      Pegasos equino capite volucres et grypas aurita aduncitate rostri fabulosos reor, illos in Scythia, hos in Aethiopia.
      • 1855 translation by John Bostock and Henry Thomas Riley
        I look upon the birds as fabulous which are called "pegasi," and are said to have a horse's head; as also the griffons, with long ears and a hooked beak. The former are said to be natives of Scythia, the latter of Æthiopia.
    • c. 250 CE, Solinus, De mirabilibus mundi :
      Illius caeli ales est pegasus, sed haec ales equinum nihil praeter aures habet.
      In that climate lives the bird pegasus, but this winged creature has nothing equine except ears.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pēgasus pēgasī
Genitive pēgasī pēgasōrum
Dative pēgasō pēgasīs
Accusative pēgasum pēgasōs
Ablative pēgasō pēgasīs
Vocative pēgase pēgasī

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

pegasus c

  1. pegasus

Declension[edit]

Declension of pegasus 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pegasus pegasusen pegasusar pegasusarna
Genitive pegasus pegasusens pegasusars pegasusarnas