pelagus

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πέλαγος ‎(pélagos).

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Noun[edit]

pelagus n ‎(genitive pelagī); second declension

  1. the sea
  2. (rare) the plain, especially in the Aeneid

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter with nominative/accusative/vocative in -us.

Number Singular Plural
nominative pelagus pelagē
genitive pelagī
dative pelagō pelagīs
accusative pelagus pelagē
ablative pelagō pelagīs
vocative pelagus pelagē
  • In general, pelagus is used only in the singular. Rarely, the nominative/accusative/vocative plural form pelagē occurs, borrowed from the Greek original. Likewise rare is the dative/ablative plural pelagīs.
  • There is also accusative singular pelagum, which implies masculine gender.

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