Εὐρώπη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin, but either from:

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Εὐρώπη (Eurṓpēf (genitive Εὐρώπης); first declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Europa, a Phoenician princess abducted to Crete by Zeus
  2. Europe, a continent

Inflection[edit]

The personal name rarely takes a definite article.

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: Ευρώπη (Evrópi)
    • Albanian: Evropa, Evropë
    • Aromanian: Evropa
  • Latin: Europa (see there for further descendants)
  • Old Armenian: Եւրոպա (Ewropa), Եւրոպիա (Ewropia)

References[edit]

  • Εὐρώπη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Εὐρώπη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,010