See also: zeus, Zéus, Zèus, and Zeŭs

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John Dory (Zeus faber)
 
Zeus olympius

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Zeus m

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Zeidae – John Dory and Cape dory.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Rhytismataceae – a fungus discovered on Mount Olympus, with yellow disc-shaped fruiting bodies that grow in the decaying wood of Bosnian pine trees.

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A restored marble and bronze statue of Zeus at the Hermitage Museum

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From Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús). Doublet of Dyeus and Jove.

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Zeus (plural Zeuses)

  1. (Greek mythology) Supreme ruler of all Greek gods, husband to Hera.
  2. A male given name.
  3. A representative given name for a dog.
    • 2008 January–February, “70 Ways to Improve Every Day of the Week”, in Men's Health, volume 23, number 1, →ISSN, page 135:
      67 give zeus a bath Wash off whatever your dog rolled in over the weekend. It'll freshen up your house and you'll burn about 100 calories.

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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Zeus m

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus

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Zeus m anim

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus

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  • Zeus in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Zeus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • Zeus in Internetová jazyková příručka

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From Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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  • IPA(key): /søvˀs/, [ˈsœwˀs]

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Zeus

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus (supreme ruler of all Greek gods, husband to Hera)

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From Middle Dutch zeus, from Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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Zeus

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus (Supreme ruler of all Greek gods, husband to Hera)

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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Zeus m

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus (god)

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  • Vietnamese: Dớt

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Zeus m

  1. Zeus

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From Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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  • IPA(key): */ˈd͡zɛws/
  • Rhymes: -ɛws
  • Hyphenation: Zèus

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Zeus m

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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Zeus m sg (genitive Diōs); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus

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

Case Singular
Nominative Zeus
Genitive Dios
Dative Diī
Accusative Dia
Ablative Die
Vocative Zeu

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Learned borrowing from Latin Zeus. Doublet of Jowisz and Jupiter.

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Zeus m pers

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus (supreme ruler of all Greek gods)

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  • Zeus in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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From Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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  • Hyphenation: Zeus

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Zeus m

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus (supreme god of the Greek pantheon)

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Derived from Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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Zeus m anim (genitive singular Dia, declension pattern of chlap)

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus

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  • Zeus”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθeus/ [ˈθeu̯s]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈseus/ [ˈseu̯s]
  • Audio:(file)
  • Rhymes: -eus
  • Syllabification: Zeus

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Zeus m

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek Ζεύς (Zeús).

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Zeus c (genitive Zeus)

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus (supreme among Greek gods)

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Zeus

  1. (Greek mythology) Zeus