ἕσπερος

See also: Ἕσπερος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *ϝέσπερος (*wesperos), from Proto-Indo-European *wekʷsperos. Cognates include Latin vesper, Old Armenian գիշեր (gišer) and Old Church Slavonic вєчєръ (večerŭ).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ἕσπερος (hesperosm, ἕσπερος f, ἕσπερον n; second declension

  1. of or at evening
  2. (masculine substantive) evening
  3. (masculine substantive) the evening star, Venus (shortened form of ἕσπερος ἀστήρ (hesperos astēr))
  4. western

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • ἑσπέρα (hespera)
  • ἕσπερος θέος (hesperos theos)

ReferencesEdit

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