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The constellation Cepheus amid other northern constellations

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Κηφεύς (Kēpheús)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiːfi.əs/, /ˈsiːfjuːs/

Proper nounEdit

Cepheus

  1. (Greek mythology) Husband of Cassiopeia, king of Eritrea, father of Andromeda. There may be two mythical kings by this name.
  2. (astronomy) A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky, located between Draco and Cassiopeia and representing the king Cepheus from Greek myth.

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Proper nounEdit

Cepheus m

  1. (astronomy) Cepheus

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κηφεύς (Kēpheús).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Cēpheus m (genitive Cēpheī); second declension

  1. (mythology) Cepheus (a king of Ethiopia, husband of Cassiopeia, father of Andromeda)
InflectionEdit

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Cēpheus
genitive Cēpheī
dative Cēpheō
accusative Cēpheum
ablative Cēpheō
vocative Cēphee
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Κηφεῖος (Kēpheîos).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Cēphēus (feminine Cēphēa, neuter Cēphēum); first/second declension

  1. of Cepheus, Ethiopian
InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative Cēphēus Cēphēa Cēphēum Cēphēī Cēphēae Cēphēa
genitive Cēphēī Cēphēae Cēphēī Cēphēōrum Cēphēārum Cēphēōrum
dative Cēphēō Cēphēō Cēphēīs
accusative Cēphēum Cēphēam Cēphēum Cēphēōs Cēphēās Cēphēa
ablative Cēphēō Cēphēā Cēphēō Cēphēīs
vocative Cēphēe Cēphēa Cēphēum Cēphēī Cēphēae Cēphēa

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