Byzantion

CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via Latin Bȳzantion from Ancient Greek Βῡζᾰ́ντῐον (Būzántion).

Proper nounEdit

Byzantion n

  1. Byzantium (ancient Greek city situated on the Bosporus, named Constantinople in 330 CE, and now known as Istanbul)

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LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Βῡζᾰ́ντῐον (Būzántion).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Bȳzantion n sg (genitive Bȳzantiī); second declension

  1. Alternative form of Bȳzantium (Byzantium, ancient city on the Bosporus founded c. 660 BC, becoming an Eastern Roman capital named Constantinople from c. AD 330-1930; now called Istanbul)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter, Greek-type), with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Bȳzantion
Genitive Bȳzantiī
Dative Bȳzantiō
Accusative Bȳzantion
Ablative Bȳzantiō
Vocative Bȳzantion
Locative Bȳzantiī

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ReferencesEdit

  • Byzantion in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette