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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin Acheron, from Ancient Greek Ἀχέρων (Akhérōn), said to be from ὁ ἄχεα ῥέων (ho ákhea rhéōn, the stream of woe).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈæ.kəɹ.ən/, /ˈæ.kəɹ.ɔn/
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Proper nounEdit

Acheron

  1. (Greek mythology) A river in the infernal regions; also, the infernal regions themselves. By some of the English poets it was supposed to be a flaming lake or gulf.
    • And pull her out of Acheron by the heels - Shakespeare, Titus Andronicus, IV-iii
  2. (literary) Hell
  3. A language of Sudan.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἀχέρων (Akhérōn), from ὁ ἄχεα ῥέων (ho ákhea rhéōn, the stream of woe)

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Acherōn m (genitive Acherontis); third declension

  1. Acheron, a river in the underworld
  2. The underworld

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Acherōn
genitive Acherontis
dative Acherontī
accusative Acherontem
ablative Acheronte
vocative Acherōn

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ReferencesEdit

  • Acheron in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Acheron in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Acheron in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette