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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἐλισσαῖος (Elissaîos), from Biblical Hebrew אֱלִישָׁע(ʼĔlîšāʻ).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Elīseus m (genitive Elīseī); second declension

  1. (Ecclesiastical Latin) Elisha (Biblical figure)

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular
Nominative Elīseus
Genitive Elīseī
Dative Elīseō
Accusative Elīseum
Ablative Elīseō
Vocative Elīsee

ReferencesEdit

  • Eliseus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Eliséus” in Leo F. Stelten, editor (1995) Dictionary of ecclesiastical Latin: with an appendix of Latin expressions defined and clarified, Peabody, Mass.: Hendrickson Publishers, page 85/2