Συράκουσαι

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Found as far back as 8th century BC; from a Pre-Greek word, possibly Phoenician 𐤔𐤄𐤓𐤀𐤇 (to feel ill), a reference to the port being near a swamp.

Alternative formsEdit

  • Συράκοσαι (Surakosai) (Doric)
  • Συρακόσσα (Surakossa)
  • Συράκοσσαι (Surakossai)
  • Συράκουσα (Surakousa)
  • Συρήκουσαι (Surēkousai) (Ionic)
  • Συράκουσσα (Surakoussa)
  • Συρακώ (Surakō)

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Συράκουσαι (Surakousai) (genitive Συρακουσῶν) f, first declension

  1. Syracuse

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • Συρακοσεύς (Surakoseus)
  • Συρακοσία (Surakosia)
  • Συρακόσιος (Surakosios)
  • Συρακόσσιος (Surakossios)
  • Συρακοσσίς (Surakossis)

DescendantsEdit

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 21:39