ᾍδης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from ἀ- (a-, un-), alpha privative, + εἴδω (eidō, to see), thus literally “unseen”.

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Proper noun[edit]

ᾍδης (Hādēs) (genitive ᾍδου) m, first declension

  1. Hades, the Greek god of the underworld
  2. Hades, the realm of the dead
  3. the grave, death
  4. Hell

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The personal name rarely takes a definite article.

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