Cassiopeia

See also: Cassiopéia

EnglishEdit

 
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The constellation Cassiopeia

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Cassiopēia, from Ancient Greek Κασσιόπεια (Kassiópeia) or Κασσιόπη.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌkæsi.əˈpiːə/

Proper nounEdit

Cassiopeia

  1. (Greek mythology) Proud wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda, queen of Ethiopia. When she boasted that her beauty was equal to that of the Nereids, she was punished by Poseidon.
  2. (astronomy) A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky representing Queen Cassiopeia from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Cepheus and Perseus.

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Proper nounEdit

Cassiopeia f

  1. (astronomy) Cassiopeia

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κασσιόπεια (Kassiópeia) or Κασσιόπη (Kassiópē).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Cassiopeia f sg (genitive Cassiopeiae); first declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Cassiopeia (wife of Cepheus).

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Cassiopeia
Genitive Cassiopeiae
Dative Cassiopeiae
Accusative Cassiopeiam
Ablative Cassiopeiā
Vocative Cassiopeia

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Proper nounEdit

Cassiopeia f

  1. (Greek mythology) Cassiopeia (wife of Cepheus)
  2. (astronomy) Cassiopeia (a constellation of the northern sky)

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Proper nounEdit

Cassiopeia ?

  1. (astronomy) Cassiopeia (constellation)