papyrus

See also: Papyrus

EnglishEdit

 
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Papyrus (plant).
 
Papyrus (material).
 
A papyrus (document).

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English papirus, borrowed from Latin papȳrus, from Ancient Greek πάπυρος (pápuros), of unknown origin. Doublet of paper.

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NounEdit

papyrus (usually uncountable, plural papyri or papyruses)

  1. (usually uncountable) A plant (Cyperus papyrus) in the sedge family, native to the Nile river valley, paper reed.
  2. (usually uncountable) A material similar to paper made from the papyrus plant.
  3. (countable) A scroll or document written on papyrus.

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CzechEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpapɪrus]
  • Hyphenation: pa‧py‧rus

NounEdit

papyrus m inan

  1. papyrus

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • papyrus in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • papyrus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

papyrus

  1. papyrus (material and document)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of papyrus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative papyrus papyrukset
genitive papyruksen papyrusten
papyruksien
partitive papyrusta papyruksia
illative papyrukseen papyruksiin
singular plural
nominative papyrus papyrukset
accusative nom. papyrus papyrukset
gen. papyruksen
genitive papyruksen papyrusten
papyruksien
partitive papyrusta papyruksia
inessive papyruksessa papyruksissa
elative papyruksesta papyruksista
illative papyrukseen papyruksiin
adessive papyruksella papyruksilla
ablative papyrukselta papyruksilta
allative papyrukselle papyruksille
essive papyruksena papyruksina
translative papyrukseksi papyruksiksi
instructive papyruksin
abessive papyruksetta papyruksitta
comitative papyruksineen
Possessive forms of papyrus (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person papyrukseni papyruksemme
2nd person papyruksesi papyruksenne
3rd person papyruksensa

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin papȳrus, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek πάπυρος (pápuros). Doublet of papier.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pa.pi.ʁys/
  • (file)

NounEdit

papyrus m (plural papyrus or papyri)

  1. papyrus

Further readingEdit


LatinEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πάπυρος (pápuros).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

papȳrus m or f (genitive papȳrī); second declension

  1. papyrus (plant)
  2. a garment made from papyrus
  3. paper made from papyrus

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative papȳrus papȳrī
Genitive papȳrī papȳrōrum
Dative papȳrō papȳrīs
Accusative papȳrum papȳrōs
Ablative papȳrō papȳrīs
Vocative papȳre papȳrī

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • papyrus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • papyrus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • papyrus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • papyrus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • papyrus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • papyrus in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

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NounEdit

papyrus m (definite singular papyrusen, indefinite plural papyrusar or papyrar, definite plural papyrusane or papyrane)

  1. (usually uncountable) papyrus (plant; writing material)
  2. (countable) papyrus (scroll or document)

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