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NounEdit

gagates

  1. plural of gagate

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Γαγάτης (Gagátēs, lignite; jet).

NounEdit

gagātēs m (genitive gagātae); first declension

  1. (with lapis) A hard, black asphalt; variety of lignite; jet, jess.

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ēs).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gagātēs gagātae
Genitive gagātae gagātārum
Dative gagātae gagātīs
Accusative gagātēn gagātās
Ablative gagātē gagātīs
Vocative gagātē gagātae

DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: git
  • English: jess, jet
  • French: jais
  • Russian: гагат (gagat)
  • Spanish: gagates

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