See also: dido and ɗiɗo

EnglishEdit

 
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Dido

  1. (Greek mythology) Founder and first Queen of Carthage.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Δῑδώ (Dīdṓ).

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Proper nounEdit

Dīdō f sg (variously declined, genitive Dīdūs or Dīdōnis); fourth declension, third declension

  1. Dido (legendary foundress and queen of Carthage)

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Fourth-declension noun (all cases except the genitive singular in ), singular only.
Case Singular
Nominative Dīdō
Genitive Dīdūs
Dative Dīdō
Accusative Dīdō
Dīdūn
Dīdōn
Ablative
Vocative Dīdō
Third-declension noun, singular only.
Case Singular
Nominative Dīdō
Genitive Dīdōnis
Dative Dīdōnī
Accusative Dīdōnem
Ablative Dīdōne
Vocative Dīdō

Note: The form Dīdō and the interpretation of it as dative in Macrobius' Saturnalia 5, 2, 14 is dubious. Lewis and Short mention an alternative reading Didoni,[1] while Friedrich Neue states it's an accusative and not a dative.[2]

SynonymsEdit

  • (Dido: legendary foundress and queen of Carthage): Elissa (poetic)

DescendantsEdit

  • French: Didon
  • Italian: Didone
  • Spanish: Didón
  • Slovak: Dido

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2. Dīdō in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  2. ^ Friedrich Neue, Formenlehre der Lateinischen Sprache. Erster Theil, Stuttgart, 1866, p. 310.

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Dīdō.

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Proper nounEdit

Dido f (genitive Didóny) declension pattern žena

  1. (Greek mythology) Dido

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