Ποσειδῶν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

See 𐀡𐀮𐀅𐀃 Po-se-da-o in Linear-B tablets; possibly from a vocative *Πότ(ε)ι Δᾶς (*Pót(e)i Dâs) from πόσις (pósis, master, husband) and *Δα (Γῆ, see Δημήτηρ (Dēmḗtēr))[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Ποσειδῶν (Poseidôn) (genitive Ποσειδῶνος); m, third declension

  1. Poseidon

Usage notes[edit]

In archaic and verse, the irregular singular accusative case is Ποσειδῶ (Poseidô).

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References[edit]

  • LSJ
  • p. 1023 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.
  1. ^ Martin Nilsson. Die Geschichte der Griechischen Religion. Erster Band Verlag C. H. Beck. p 417.