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From Latin Scylla, from Ancient Greek Σκύλλα (Skúlla).

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Scylla

  1. A dangerous rock on the Italian coast opposite the whirlpool Charybdis on the coast of Sicily. The passage between Scylla and Charybdis was formerly considered perilous; hence, the saying between Scylla and Charybdis signifies a great peril on either hand.
  2. (Greek mythology) A personification of the above rock as a ravenous monster.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Σκύλλα (Skúlla).

Proper nounEdit

Scylla f (genitive Scyllae); first declension

  1. Scylla (rock on the Italian coast)
  2. (Greek mythology) Scylla (a ravenous monster)

DeclensionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Scylla
genitive Scyllae
dative Scyllae
accusative Scyllam
ablative Scyllā
vocative Scylla

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