Abdera

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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.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἄβδηρα ‎(Ábdēra).

Proper nounEdit

Abdēra n pl ‎(genitive Abdērōrum); second declension
Abdēra f ‎(genitive Abdērae); first 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, with locative.
Case Plural
nominative Abdēra
genitive Abdērōrum
dative Abdērīs
accusative Abdēra
ablative Abdērīs
vocative Abdēra
locative Abdērīs
First declension, with locative.
Case 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


PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Abdera f

  1. Abdera (an ancient city in Thrace)
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