Πολύφημος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πολῠ- (polu-, much) +‎ φήμη (phḗmē, fame) +‎ -ος (-os), literally "much famed".

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /po.lý.pʰɛː.mos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /poˈly.pʰe.mos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /poˈly.ɸi.mos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /poˈly.fi.mos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /poˈli.fi.mos/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Πολῠ́φημος (Polúphēmosm (genitive Πολῠφήμου); second declension

    1. Polyphemus

    Inflection[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Further reading[edit]

    • Πολύφημος 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 1,023