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 ‎(Tītā́nm ‎(genitive Τιτᾶνος); 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]

  • Τιτάν in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Τιτάν 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 1,028