Μενέλαος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From either μένω (ménō, stay, wait for) or μένος (ménos, vigor, power) and λᾱός (lāós, people).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /me.né.laː.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /mɛˈnɛ.la.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /meˈne.la.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /meˈne.la.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /meˈne.la.os/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Μενέλᾱος (Menélāosm (genitive Μενελάου); second declension

    1. Menelaus

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    References[edit]

    • Μενέλαος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Μενέλαος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Μενέλαος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,017

    Greek[edit]

    Proper noun[edit]

    Μενέλαος (Menélaosm

    1. (Greek mythology) Menelaus

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