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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek παράδεισος (parádeisos)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

paradīsus m (genitive paradīsī); second declension

  1. park, orchard
  2. (ecclesiastical) Eden, the paradise home of the first humans
  3. (ecclesiastical) Paradise, the abode of the blessed after death

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative paradīsus paradīsī
genitive paradīsī paradīsōrum
dative paradīsō paradīsīs
accusative paradīsum paradīsōs
ablative paradīsō paradīsīs
vocative paradīse paradīsī

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ReferencesEdit

  • paradisus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “paradisus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • paradisus” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • paradisus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • paradisus in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin