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Ἠώς

See also: ἠώς

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EtymologyEdit

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From Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwsōs (dawn), which was also personified as a goddess of dawn in Proto-Indo-European religion. Cognates include Latin Aurora/aurora, Sanskrit उषस् (uṣas, dawn; Ushas) and possibly Old English Ēostre.

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Proper nounEdit

Ἠώς (Ēṓs) (genitive Ἠοῦς) f, third declension

  1. the goddess Eos
    ἦμος δ' ἠριγένεια φάνη ῥοδοδάκτυλος Ἠώς (Homer, Iliad, 1.477)

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