See also: Œdipus

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EtymologyEdit

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

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Proper nounEdit

Oedipus

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

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LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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Proper nounEdit

Oedipūs m ‎(genitive Oedipodos or Oedipodis); third declension
Oedipus m ‎(genitive Oedipī); second declension

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

InflectionEdit

Third declension, Greek type.
Case Singular
nominative Oedipūs
genitive Oedipodos
dative Oedipodī
accusative Oedipoda
ablative Oedipode
vocative Oedipūs
Third declension.
Case Singular
nominative Oedipūs
genitive Oedipodis
dative Oedipodī
accusative Oedipodem
ablative Oedipode
vocative Oedipūs
Second declension.
Case Singular
nominative Oedipus
genitive Oedipī
dative Oedipō
accusative Oedipum
ablative Oedipō
vocative Oedipe

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