Calypso

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Καλυψώ (Kalupsṓ), probably derived from κᾰλῠ́πτω (kalúptō, I hide), thus “she who conceals”.

Proper nounEdit

Calypso f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Orchidaceae – a single species of orchid Calypso bulbosa (fairy slipper orchid.

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek [Term?].

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Calypso

  1. (Greek mythology) A sea nymph who entertained Odysseus on her island, Ogygia, for seven years.
  2. (astronomy) The eighth moon of Saturn.
  3. (astronomy) 53 Kalypso, a main belt asteroid; not to be confused with the Saturnian moon mentioned above.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of calypso

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κᾰλῠψώ (Kalupsṓ).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Calypsō f sg (variously declined, genitive Calypsūs or Calypsōnis); fourth declension, third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Calypso (a nymph who ruled the island of Ogygia, on whose shores Odysseus was shipwrecked, whereupon she detained and entertained him for seven years, bearing him the two sons Nausithoüs and Nausinoüs)

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun (all cases except the genitive singular in ), singular only.
Case Singular
Nominative Calypsō
Genitive Calypsūs
Dative
Accusative Calypsō
Calypsōn
Ablative
Vocative Calypsō
Third-declension noun, singular only.
Case Singular
Nominative Calypsō
Genitive Calypsōnis
Dative Calypsōnī
Accusative Calypsōnem
Ablative Calypsōne
Vocative Calypsō

DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: Calipso

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Proper nounEdit

Calypso f

  1. Obsolete spelling of Calipso (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).