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Ποσειδῶν

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

See 𐀡𐀮𐀅𐀃 Po-se-da-o in Linear-B tablets; possibly from a vocative *Πότ(ε)ι Δᾶς (*Pót(e)i Dâs) from πόσις (pósis, master, husband) and *Δα (Γῆ, see Δημήτηρ (Dēmḗtēr))[1]

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ποσειδῶν (Poseidôn) (genitive Ποσειδῶνος) m, third declension

  1. Poseidon

Usage notesEdit

In archaic and verse, the irregular singular accusative case is Ποσειδῶ (Poseidô).

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Martin Nilsson. Die Geschichte der Griechischen Religion. Erster Band Verlag C. H. Beck. p 417.