Ulysses

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Ulyssēs, a frequent error for Ulixēs (Odysseus), influenced by the Ancient Greek Ὀδυσσεύς (Odusseús).

Proper noun[edit]

Ulysses

  1. (Greek mythology) Latin name form of Odysseus

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A frequent error for Ulixēs (Odysseus), influenced by the Ancient Greek Ὀδυσσεύς (Odusseús).

Proper noun[edit]

Ulyssēs m

  1. Alternative form of Ulixēs.

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ulysses

  1. (Greek mythology) Ulysses (the hero of the Iliad and Odyssey), Latin name form of Odysseus

Usage notes[edit]

  • The classic Swedish translations of Homer's works by Erland Lagerlöf in 1912 use the name Ulysses.