Neapolis

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Νεάπολις ‎(Neápolis), from νέα ‎(néa, new) + πόλις ‎(pólis, city). Varro states in De Lingua Latina that it was previously called "Novapolis".

Proper nounEdit

Neāpolis f ‎(genitive Neāpolis or Neāpolios or Neāpoleos); third declension

  1. Naples, Italy
  2. Various other cities in the Hellenistic world, including modern Nabeul, Tunisia, and Nablus, Lebanon.

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DeclensionEdit

Third declension, with locative.

Case Singular
nominative Neāpolis
genitive Neāpolis
Neāpolios
Neāpoleos
dative Neāpolī
accusative Neāpolim
Neāpolin
ablative Neāpolī
vocative Neāpolis
Neāpolī
locative Neāpolī

The genitive forms beside Neāpolis are influenced by the Greek and only used postclassically.

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