Alcyone

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Etymology[edit]

Latin Alcyone, from Ancient Greek Ἀλκυόνη (Alkuonē).

Proper noun[edit]

Alcyone

  1. (Greek mythology) One of the Pleiades, daughters of Atlas and Pleione.
  2. (Greek mythology) Daughter of Aeolus and wife of Ceyx.
  3. (astronomy) One of the stars of the Pleiades star cluster, named after the mythical character.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek Ἀλκυων (Alkyon)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːlˈkʏ.ɔ.neː/

Proper noun[edit]

Alcyonē m (genitive Alcyonēs); first declension

  1. Alcyone

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Alcyonē Alcyonae
genitive Alcyonēs Alcyonārum
dative Alcyonae Alcyonīs
accusative Alcyonēn Alcyonās
ablative Alcyonē Alcyonīs
vocative Alcyonē Alcyonae