Casmenae

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Κασμέναι (Kasménai).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Casmenae f pl (genitive Casmenārum); first declension

  1. A colony of Sicily, founded by Syracusans in 644 BC, located on the Hyblaean Mountains, near modern Buscemi

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, with locative, plural only.

Case Plural
Nominative Casmenae
Genitive Casmenārum
Dative Casmenīs
Accusative Casmenās
Ablative Casmenīs
Vocative Casmenae
Locative Casmenīs

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: Casmene
  • English: Casmenae
  • Sicilian: Càsmini, Casmeni

ReferencesEdit

  • Casmenae”, in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly