See also: Epos and epos'

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin epos, from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos, word, song, epic).

NounEdit

epos (plural eposes)

  1. (obsolete) An epic.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for epos in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

epos m

  1. epic (extended narrative poem)

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos, word, song, epic).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

epos n (singular definite eposset, plural indefinite eposser)

  1. epic (narrative poem)

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin epos, from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.pɔs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: epos

NounEdit

epos n (plural epen or epossen, diminutive eposje n)

  1. epic (extended narrative poem, usually in dactylic hexametre)

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin epos, from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

epos m (singular only)

  1. an epic
  2. the epics and legends of a particular population
  3. (rare) an event considered appropriate to an epic
    Synonym: epopea

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

epos n sg (indeclinable, no genitive)

  1. an epic, a heroic poem

Usage notesEdit

  • Occurring only in the nominative and accusative forms.

DeclensionEdit

Not declined; used only in the nominative and accusative singular., singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative epos
Genitive
Dative
Accusative epos
Ablative
Vocative

ReferencesEdit

  • epos in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • epos in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • epos in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • epos in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Ed. Sig. Her, Tiro der Anfänger im Latein, eine Formenlehre der lateinischen Sprache mit Expositions- und Compositionsstoff, Stuttgart, 1860, p. 16: "Die Neutra auf os haben im Genit. us, im Dat. i, im Accus. u. Voc. os, Ablat. o, z. B. epos (ein Heldengedicht), epus, epi, epos, epo. So: melos der Gesang." — That is: 'The neuters in os have [in singular] genitive us, dative i, accusative and vocative os, ablative o, e.g. epos (a heroic poem), epus, epi, epos, epo. In the same manner: melos (song).'

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin epos, from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

epos m inan

  1. epic (extended narrative poem)
    Synonym: epopeja

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • epos in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • epos in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

epos n

  1. an epic, a narrative poem

DeclensionEdit

Declension of epos 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative epos eposet epos eposen
Genitive epos eposets epos eposens

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