satrapes

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σατράπης (satrápēs), from Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠 (xšaçapāvā, protector of the province), from 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎶 (xšaça-, realm, province) and *pāvā (protector), from verbal root √pā (to protect).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

satrapēs m (genitive satrapis); third declension

  1. A satrap; a governor of a province, a viceroy among the Persians.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative satrapēs satrapēs
genitive satrapis satrapum
dative satrapī satrapibus
accusative satrapem satrapēs
ablative satrape satrapibus
vocative satrapēs satrapēs

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