satelles

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Three possibilities are:

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

satelles m or f (genitive satellitis); third declension

  1. attendant, guard, bodyguard
  2. accomplice, follower
    tibi apparuit inter Seianianos satellites mortem unam patere servitutis fugam.
    It was clear to you that, surrounded as he was by the followers of Sejanus, death was the only way to escape from slavery.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative satelles satellitēs
Genitive satellitis satellitum
Dative satellitī satellitibus
Accusative satellitem satellitēs
Ablative satellite satellitibus
Vocative satelles satellitēs

Descendants[edit]

  • French: satellite
  • Italian: satellite
  • Portuguese: satélite
  • Spanish: satélite
  • Swedish: satellit

References[edit]

  1. ^ Woudhuizen, Etruscan as a Colonial Luwian Language
  2. ^ H. Blanchet, Trois modes de dénomination du divin dans les panthéons indo-européens