pyramis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin

Noun[edit]

pyramis (plural pyramides)

  1. (obsolete) A pyramid.
    • Alexander Crawford Lindsay Crawford, Letters on Egypt, Edom, and the Holy Land: Volume 1 (page 95)
      For as a Pyramis, beginning at a point, by little and little dilateth into all parts []

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for pyramis in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Latin[edit]

pȳramidēs Aegyptōrum (pyramids of Egypt)

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πυραμίς (puramís).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pȳramis f (genitive pȳramidis or pȳramidos); third declension

  1. a pyramid

Declension[edit]

Third declension.
Case Singular Plural
nominative pȳramis pȳramidēs
genitive pȳramidis pȳramidum
dative pȳramidī pȳramidibus
accusative pȳramidem pȳramidēs
ablative pȳramide pȳramidibus
vocative pȳramis pȳramidēs
Third declension, Greek type.
Case Singular Plural
nominative pȳramis pȳramides
genitive pȳramidos pȳramidum
dative pȳramidī pȳramidibus
accusative pȳramida pȳramidas
ablative pȳramide pȳramidibus
vocative pȳramis pȳramides

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • pyramis in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pyramis in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pyramis”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pyramis” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • pyramis in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pyramis in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016