Acheron

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Acheron, from Ancient Greek Ἀχέρων (Acherōn), from ὁ ἄχεα ῥέων (ho akhea rheōn, the stream of woe).

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Acheron

  1. (mythology) A river in the Nether World or 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

From Ancient Greek Ἀχέρων (Acherōn), from ὁ ἄχεα ῥέων (ho akhea rheōn, the stream of woe)

Proper nounEdit

Acherōn m (genitive Acherontis); third declension

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

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Third declension.

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

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Last modified on 1 February 2014, at 18:12