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EtymologyEdit

From Latin. More rare than the plural anthropophagi. Attested in the 1623 edition of Shakespeare's Othello.

NounEdit

anthropophagus (plural anthropophagi)

  1. A man-eater; a cannibal.
    • 1831, T. Carlyle, Sartor Resartus, 1858, p. 23
      That same hair-mantled, flint-hurling Aboriginal Anthropophagus.

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἀνθρωποφάγος (anthrōpophágos).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /an.tʰroːˈpo.pʰa.ɡus/, [an.tʰroːˈpɔ.pʰa.ɡʊs]

NounEdit

anthrōpophagus m (genitive anthrōpophagī); second declension

  1. cannibal, man-eater.

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative anthrōpophagus anthrōpophagī
genitive anthrōpophagī anthrōpophagōrum
dative anthrōpophagō anthrōpophagīs
accusative anthrōpophagum anthrōpophagōs
ablative anthrōpophagō anthrōpophagīs
vocative anthrōpophage anthrōpophagī

ReferencesEdit

  • anthropophagus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • anthropophagus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • anthropophagus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016