See also: Hyaena and hyæna

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

hyaena (plural hyaenas or hyaenae)

  1. Alternative spelling of hyena

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ὕαινα (húaina).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hyaena f (genitive hyaenae); first declension

  1. a hyena

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hyaena hyaenae
Genitive hyaenae hyaenārum
Dative hyaenae hyaenīs
Accusative hyaenam hyaenās
Ablative hyaenā hyaenīs
Vocative hyaena hyaenae

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • hyaena in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • hyaena in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • hyaena in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette