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Ancient GreekEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Pre-Greek. However, some Proto-Indo-European origins have been proposed; more at Perseus.

PronunciationEdit

 

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

Declension in the ancient fashion. Compare to declension of Περσέας.