Phoebus

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Phoebus, from Ancient Greek Φοῖβος (Phoîbos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Phoebus

  1. (Greek mythology) An epithet and synonym for Helios; Phoebus Helios, after his maternal aunt, Phoebe.
  2. (Greek mythology) An epithet and synonym for Apollo; Phoebus Apollo, after his maternal grandmother, Phoebe.
  3. (Roman mythology) An epithet and synonym for Apollo; Phoebus Apollo.

Latin[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Phoebus m (genitive Phoebī); second declension

  1. Apollo, i.e. Phoebus Apollo, the "radiant one"

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative Phoebus Phoebī
genitive Phoebī Phoebōrum
dative Phoebō Phoebīs
accusative Phoebum Phoebōs
ablative Phoebō Phoebīs
vocative Phoebe Phoebī