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EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Some Proto-Indo-European origins have been proposed; more at Perseus.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /per.seú̯s/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pɛrˈseʍs/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /perˈseɸs/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /perˈsefs/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /perˈsefs/
  • Proper nounEdit

    Περσεύς (Perseúsm (genitive Περσέως); third declension

    1. Perseus, a mythological figure

    InflectionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

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    GreekEdit

     
    Περσεύς

    EtymologyEdit

    Unknown origin; see Perseus for details.

    PronunciationEdit

    • IPA(key): /perˈsefs/
    • Hyphenation: Περ‧σεύς

    Alternative formsEdit

    Usage notesEdit

    Περσέας (Perséas) is the standard Modern Greek form of the given name and the mythological character. Περσεύς (Perséfs), in Ancient Greek, is more commonly used when naming the constellation.

    Proper nounEdit

    Περσεύς (Perséfsm

    1. (astronomy) Perseus the constellation between Andromeda and Auriga.
    2. (Greek mythology) Perseus the killer of Medusa.

    DeclensionEdit

    This noun needs an inflection-table template.