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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From the noun σέλας(sélas, light, brightness, shine).

PronunciationEdit

 

Proper nounEdit

Σελήνη (Selḗnēf (genitive Σελήνης); first declension

  1. the earth's Moon
  2. Selene, Greek mythological goddess of the Moon

InflectionEdit

The personal name rarely takes a definite article.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,025

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Σελήνη(Selḗnē).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /seˈlini/
  • Hyphenation: σε‧λή‧νη
  • Homophone: σελίνι(selíni)

Proper nounEdit

Σελήνη (Selínif

  1. (formal, literary, poetic) Moon (the earth's orbiting satellite)

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