Marathon

See also: marathon

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Μαραθών (Marathṓn).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈmæɹəθən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmæɹəˌθɑn/, /ˈmɛɹəˌθɑn/
  • Hyphenation: Mar‧a‧thon

Proper nounEdit

Marathon

  1. A town in Attica, Greece, the site of the victory in 490 BC of heavily outnumbered Athenians against Persians.

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GermanEdit

 Marathon on German Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Μαραθών (Marathṓn), from μάραθον (márathon, fennel), referring to the prevalence of the plant in the area.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaʁatɔn/, [ˈmaʁatʰɔn]

NounEdit

Marathon m (genitive Marathons, plural Marathons)

  1. (sports or figurative) marathon

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Μα^ρα^θών". A Greek-English Lexicon. 1940. Henry George Liddell and Robert Scott. 12 September 2013, http://www.perseus.tufts.edu/hopper/text?doc=Perseus:text:1999.04.0057:entry=*maraqw/n.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Μαραθών (Marathṓn).

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Proper nounEdit

Marathōn f sg (genitive Marathōnis); third declension

  1. Marathon (a town in Greece)

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun, with locative, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Marathōn
Genitive Marathōnis
Dative Marathōnī
Accusative Marathōnem
Marathōna
Ablative Marathōne
Vocative Marathōn
Locative Marathōnī
Marathōne

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