Ποσειδῶν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

See Po-se-da-o in Linear-B tablets; possibly from a vocative *Πότ(ε)ι Δᾶς (*Pot(e)i Das) from πόσις (posis, master, husband) and *Δα (Γῆ -earth, see Δήμητρα (Dēmētra))[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Ποσειδῶν (Poseidōn) (genitive Ποσειδῶνος) m, third declension

  1. Poseidon

Usage notes[edit]

In archaic and verse, the irregular singular genitive case is Ποσειδῶ (Poseidō).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Martin Nilsson. Die Geschichte der Griechischen Religion. Erster Band Verlag C. H. Beck. p 417.