Τιτάν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from τίτο ‎(títo, sun, day), which is an Anatolian loan-word, or from τιταίνω ‎(titaínō, to stretch, to extend), from τείνω ‎(teínō), and τίσις ‎(tísis, retribution) (as Hesiod attempts to explain).

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Proper noun[edit]

Τῑτᾱ́ν ‎(Tītā́n) (genitive Τιτᾶνος); m, third declension

  1. one of the Titanes in Greek mythology; a Titan
  2. Titan, another name for the mythological Greek god Helios

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References[edit]

  • p. 1,028 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.