Καλυψώ

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Probably from καλύπτω ‎(kalúptō, hide): "she who conceals".

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NounEdit

Καλυψώ ‎(Kalupsṓf ‎(genitive Κᾰλῠψοῦς); third declension

  1. Calypso
    • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Odyssey 1.13–15
      τὸν δ' οἶον, νόστου κεχρημένον ἠδὲ γυναικός,
      νύμφη πότνι' ἔρῡκε Καλυψώ, δῖα θεᾱ́ων,
      ἐν σπέσσι γλαφυροῖσι, λιλαιομένη πόσιν εἶναι.
      [Odysseus] alone, longing for homecoming and his wife,
      the revered nymph Calypso, brightest of goddesses, detained
      in hollow caves, longing for him to be her husband.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Καλυψώ in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
  • p. 1,004 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.
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