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Abdera

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἄβδηρα (Ábdēra).

Proper nounEdit

Abdera

  1. A Thracian town known for the foolishness of its inhabitants.

TranslationsEdit


LatinEdit

Proper nounEdit

Abdēra n (variously declined, genitive Abdērōrum or Abdērae); [[Appendix:Latin declension|]] or second declension

  1. Abdera (A Thracian town known for its inhabitants' foolishness)
  2. (figuratively, by extension) Chelm, cloud-cuckoo-land

DeclensionEdit

This can be declined in two various fashions.

Second declension neuter with locative.

Number Plural
nominative Abdēra
genitive Abdērōrum
dative Abdērīs
accusative Abdēra
ablative Abdērīs
vocative Abdēra
locative Abdērīs

First declension with locative.

Number Singular
nominative Abdēra
genitive Abdērae
dative Abdērae
accusative Abdēram
ablative Abdērā
vocative Abdēra
locative Abdērae

ReferencesEdit

Abdera in D. P. Simpson, Cassell's Latin Dictionary, Wiley Publishing, 1968