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See also: άτλας and Άτλας


Ancient GreekEdit

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The old interpretation is from ἁ- (ha-, copulative prefix) + Proto-Indo-European *telh₂-, the root of ἔτλην (étlēn, to thole, suffer, endure, bear). But according to Beekes, a Pre-Greek word.



Proper nounEdit

Ἄτλᾱς (Átlāsm (genitive Ἄτλαντος); third declension

  1. Atlas
  2. Atlas Mountains


Derived termsEdit



  • Ἄτλας in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ἄτλας in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Ἄτλας in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • Ἄτλας in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2019)
  • Ἄτλας in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,003
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 163