Achilles

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin Achilles, from Ancient Greek Ἀχιλλεύς (Akhilleus).

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Achilles

  1. (Greek mythology) semi-divine hero, son of Peleus and the nymph Thetis, prince and leader of the Myrmidons; great warrior of the Achaean (Greek) camp, killed in the Trojan War; central character of the Iliad.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Achilles ?

  1. Achilles

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀχιλλεύς (Akhilleus).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Achilles m (genitive Achillis); third declension

  1. Achilles

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Achilles Achillēs
genitive Achillis Achillum
dative Achillī Achillibus
accusative Achillem Achillēs
ablative Achille Achillibus
vocative Achilles Achillēs

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References[edit]

Achilles in D. P. Simpson, Cassell's Latin Dictionary, Wiley Publishing, 1968


Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Achilles m

  1. (Greek mythology) Achilles

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Achilles

  1. (Greek mythology) Achilles

Usage notes[edit]

  • The classic Swedish translation of Homer's works by Erland Lagerlöf in 1912 use this name form.