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Papilio

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pāpiliō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /papiˈlio/
  • (file)

NounEdit

papilio (accusative singular papilion, plural papilioj, accusative plural papiliojn)

  1. butterfly

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably a reduplicated form of Proto-Indo-European *pal- (to feel, touch, shake). Cognate with Old Mazanderani پاپلی(pāp(e)lē, butterfly).

PronunciationEdit

 
A butterfly.

NounEdit

pāpiliō m (genitive pāpiliōnis); third declension

  1. butterfly, moth
  2. (Medieval Latin, military) tent

DeclensionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pāpiliō pāpiliōnēs
Genitive pāpiliōnis pāpiliōnum
Dative pāpiliōnī pāpiliōnibus
Accusative pāpiliōnem pāpiliōnēs
Ablative pāpiliōne pāpiliōnibus
Vocative pāpiliō pāpiliōnēs

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