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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 ‎(Poseidônm ‎(genitive Ποσειδῶνος); third declension

  1. Poseidon

Usage notesEdit

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

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ποσειδῶν in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ποσειδῶν in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,023
  1. ^ Martin Nilsson. Die Geschichte der Griechischen Religion. Erster Band Verlag C. H. Beck. p 417.
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