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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Ātlās, from Ancient Greek Ἄτλας (Átlas).

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Atlas

  1. (Greek mythology) The son of Iapetus and Clymene, war leader of the Titans ordered by the god Zeus to support the sky on his shoulders; father to Hesperides, the Hyades, and the Pleiades; king of the legendary Atlantis.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Saturn.
  3. (astronomy) A crater in the first quadrant of the moon.
  4. (astronomy) A triple star system in the Pleiades open cluster (M45) also known as 27 Tauri.
  5. (warfare, US) An intercontinental ballistic missile.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Atlas, from Ancient Greek Ἄτλας (Átlas).

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Atlas m

  1. (Greek mythology) Atlas (son of Iapetus and Clymene, leader of the Titans ordered by Zeus to support the sky on his shoulders)
  2. (astronomy) Atlas (moon of Saturn)
  3. (astronomy) Atlas (star in the Pleiades)
  4. (astronomy) Atlas (crater in the first quadrant of the moon)
  5. Atlas Mountains

GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin Atlās or from Ancient Greek Ἄτλας (Átlas), from the name of the mythological figure Ἄτλας (Átlas, Bearer (of the Heavens)).

 
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NounEdit

Atlas m (genitive Atlas or Atlasses or Atlanten, plural Atlanten or Atlasse)

  1. (cartography or reference work) atlas (bound collection of maps)
    • 1902, Geologisches Centralblatt, volume 2, page 17:
      In diesem System der Arbeitstheilung, sowie in der ungenügenden topographischen Grundlage 1 : 50 000 liegt auch die Schwäche des Atlasses, der gleichwohl für jene Zeit ein hervorragendes Werk darstellte.
  2. atlas (bound collection of tables, illustrations on any subject)
    • 2008, Frank H. Netter, translation by Roland Mühlbauer, Atlas der Anatomie, fourth edition, →ISBN, preface:
      Jeder von ihnen hat einen Abschnitt des Atlanten gegengelesen, korrigiert und auf den neuesten Stand gebracht.
      Each one of them checked, corrected, and brought a chapter of the atlas up to date.
  3. (medicine) atlas (uppermost vertebra of the neck)
    • 1893, Deutsche Zeitschrift für Chirurgie, volume 35, edited by A. Lücke and E. Rose, page 559:
      Halswirbel zeigt sich an der rechten unteren Gelenkfläche des Atlas eine leicht bogenförmige, usurirte [sic] Linie im Gelenkknorpel: []
      The cervical vertebra manifests on the right anterior articular surface of the atlas a slightly arcuate, abraded line in the articular cartilage: []
  4. (uncommon) atlas (figure of a man used as a column)
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  • (figure of man used as column): Atlant

Proper nounEdit

Atlas m (genitive Atlas')

  1. (Greek mythology) Atlas (son of Iapetus and Clymene, leader of the Titans ordered by Zeus to support the sky on his shoulders)
  2. (geography) the Atlas Mountains (mountain range in northwest Africa)
  3. (astronomy) Atlas (moon of Saturn)
  4. (astronomy) Atlas (star in the Pleiades)
  5. (astronomy) Atlas (crater in the first quadrant of the moon)
  6. a (US) Atlas intercontinental ballistic missile

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Arabic [Term?].

 
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Atlas m (genitive Atlas or Atlasses, no plural)

  1. atlas satin
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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the name of the Ancient Greek mythological figure Ἄτλας (Átlas, Bearer (of the Heavens)).

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Ātlās m (genitive Ātlantis); third declension

  1. (geography) A mountain in the Atlas Mountain Range in the former Kingdom of Mauretania, said to support the heavens.
  2. (Greek mythology) The Titan Atlas.
    • Ovid Metamorphoses with an English translation by Frank Justus Miller. In two volumes, I, books I–VIII, 1951, page 224–225 containing Ovidus' Metamorphoses IV, 644–645:
      "tempus, Atla, veniet, tua quo spoliabitur auro
      arbor, et hunc praedae titulum Iove natus habebit."
      "Atlas, the time will come when your tree will be spoiled of its gold, and he who gets the glory of this spoil will be Jove's son."

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Ātlās Ātlantēs
Genitive Ātlantis Ātlantum
Dative Ātlantī Ātlantibus
Accusative Ātlantem Ātlantēs
Ablative Ātlante Ātlantibus
Vocative Ātlā Ātlantēs

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Atlas

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Atlas, from Ancient Greek Ἄτλας (Átlas), meaning "The Bearer (of the Heavens)", from (Á), copulative prefix, + τλῆναι (tlênai, to thole, suffer, endure, bear), from Proto-Indo-European *tele (to support, lift, weigh).

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Atlas m

  1. (Greek mythology) Atlas (titan who holds the sky)

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Atlas f

  1. (astronomy) Atlas (a moon of Saturn)

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Atlas m pl

  1. Atlas Mountains (a mountain range in northwestern Africa)

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Atlas m

  1. Atlas (god)
  2. Atlas Mountains