Open main menu

EnglishEdit

 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin Oedipus, from the Ancient Greek Οἰδίπους (Oidípous, swollen foot).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Oedipus

  1. (Greek mythology) A son of Laius and Jocasta, who unwittingly killed his father and married his mother.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Οἰδίπους (Oidípous), apparently from οἰδάω (oidáō, to swell) + πούς (poús, foot).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Oedipūs or Oedipus m sg (variously declined, genitive Oedipodos or Oedipodis or Oedipī); third declension, second declension

  1. (Greek mythology) King of Thebes, son of Laius and Jocasta.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (Greek-type, normal variant) or third-declension noun or second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Oedipūs
Oedipus
Genitive Oedipodos
Oedipodis
Oedipī
Dative Oedipodī
Oedipō
Accusative Oedipoda
Oedipodem
Oedipum
Ablative Oedipode
Oedipō
Vocative Oedipūs
Oedipe

ReferencesEdit