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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁régʷos. Cognate with Old Armenian Old Armenian երեկ (erek, evening), Sanskrit Sanskrit रजस् (rájas, dimness, darkness, mist) and Old Norse Old Norse røkkr (twilight).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /é.re.bos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.rɛ.bos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈe.re.βos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈe.re.vos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈe.re.vos/
  • Proper nounEdit

    Ἔρεβος (Érebosn (genitive Ἐρέβους); third declension

    1. Erebus

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    Further readingEdit

    • Ἔρεβος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Ἔρεβος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,010