Arcturus

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin Arctūrus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑɹkˈtjʊəɹəs/

Proper nounEdit

Arcturus

  1. (astronomy) A bright yellow-orange star in the constellation Boötes; Alpha (α) Boötis. It is the fourth-brightest star in the night sky.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἀρκτοῦρος (Arktoûros), from ἄρκτος (árktos, bear) + οὖρος (oûros, guard).

Proper nounEdit

Arctūrus m (genitive Arctūrī); second declension

  1. the star Arcturus
  2. the constellation Boötes
    Synonym: Bootes

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Arctūrus Arctūrī
Genitive Arctūrī Arctūrōrum
Dative Arctūrō Arctūrīs
Accusative Arctūrum Arctūrōs
Ablative Arctūrō Arctūrīs
Vocative Arctūre Arctūrī

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Proper nounEdit

Arcturus m

  1. Alternative form of Arturo