thiasus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin, from Ancient Greek θίασος (thíasos).

Noun[edit]

thiasus (plural thiasi)

  1. (historical, Ancient Greece) A group of singers and dancers assembled to celebrate the festival of one of the gods.

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek θῐ́ᾰσος (thíasos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

thiasus m (genitive thiasī); second declension

  1. A group of singers and dancers assembled to celebrate the festival of one of the gods, expecially Bacchus

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative thiasus thiasī
genitive thiasī thiasōrum
dative thiasō thiasīs
accusative thiasum thiasōs
ablative thiasō thiasīs
vocative thiase thiasī

References[edit]

  • thiasus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • thiasus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • thiasus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • thiasus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers