Phoenix

See also: phoenix, Phönix, phœnix, and Phœnix

TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin phoenīx, from Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix, the date (fruit and tree)", "mythical bird).

Proper nounEdit

Phoenix f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Arecaceae – the date palms.

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin phoenīx, from Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix), Φοῖνῐξ (Phoînix).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiːnɪks/
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Proper nounEdit

Phoenix

  1. (mythology) A mythical firebird; especially the sacred one from ancient Egyptian mythology.
  2. (astronomy) A spring constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble the mythical bird. It lies north of Tucana.
  3. (Greek mythology) A character in the Iliad and father of Adonis in Greek mythology or a different character in Greek mythology, brother of Europa and Cadmus.
  4. A place name:
    1. The capital city of Arizona, United States and the county seat of Maricopa County.
    2. A city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States.
  5. (as "the Phoenix") A nickname sometimes used for Japan after World War II.
  6. A surname​.
  7. A male given name
  8. A female given name

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Proper nounEdit

Phoenix m

  1. (astronomy) Phoenix

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix), Φοῖνῐξ (Phoînix).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Phoenīx m sg (genitive Phoenīcis); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) A companion of Achilles during the Trojan War.
  2. (New Latin) Phoenix (the capital city of Arizona)

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Phoenīx
Genitive Phoenīcis
Dative Phoenīcī
Accusative Phoenīcem
Ablative Phoenīce
Vocative Phoenīx

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ReferencesEdit

  • Phoenix in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Phoenix in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

PortugueseEdit

Proper nounEdit

Phoenix f

  1. Phoenix (a city, the state capital of Arizona, United States)

SpanishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Phoenix f

  1. Phoenix