Κάδμος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Of Pre-Greek origin, possibly Semitic (Phoenician for "man from the east,"), from Proto-Semitic *q-d-m (to precede, come before), with influence from κέκασμαι (kékasmai, I have excelled, shined). Compare Classical Syriac ܩܕܡ(to come before), Arabic قدم‎, Hebrew קדם‎.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

Κᾰ́δμος (Kádmosm (genitive Κᾰ́δμου); second declension

  1. Cadmus

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: Κάδμος (Kádmos)
  • Latin: Cadmus
  • English: calamine

References[edit]

  • Κάδμος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Κάδμος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Κάδμος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • Κάδμος in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,004
  • Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN