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TranslingualEdit

 
Berenice arguta.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βερενίκη (Bereníkē, bringer of victory), itself a borrowing from Ancient Macedonian (compare the native word Φερενίκη (Phereníkē)), from φέρω (phérō, to bear, to carry, to bring) + νίκη (níkē, victory).

Proper nounEdit

Berenice f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Campanulaceae.

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βερενίκη (Bereníkē, bringer of victory), itself a borrowing from Ancient Macedonian (compare the native word Φερενίκη (Phereníkē)), from φέρω (phérō, to bear, to carry, to bring) + νίκη (níkē, victory).

Proper nounEdit

Berenice

  1. A female given name, notably of ancient queens of Egypt.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Βερενίκη (Bereníkē, bringer of victory), itself a borrowing from Ancient Macedonian (compare the native word Φερενίκη (Phereníkē)), from φέρω (phérō, to bear, to carry, to bring) + νίκη (níkē, victory).

Proper nounEdit

Berenice f

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Berenice.

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Βερενίκη (Bereníkē).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Berenīcē f (genitive Berenīcēs); first declension

  1. A female name, famously held by:
    1. Berenice III of Egypt, queen of Egypt
    2. Berenice of Cilicia, a Jewish queen
  2. A city upon the Red Sea founded by Ptolemy II
  3. A city of Cyrenaica, now Benghazi
  4. A city of Cilicia
  5. A town of Arabia situated not far from Eilat

InflectionEdit

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular
nominative Berenīcē
genitive Berenīcēs
dative Berenīcae
accusative Berenīcēn
ablative Berenīcē
vocative Berenīcē

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ReferencesEdit

  • Berenice in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Berenice in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Berenice in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly