Φαέθων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Use as a proper noun of the masculine forms of φᾰέθων (phaéthōn, shining”, “radiant), the present active participle of φᾰέθω (phaéthō, I shine”, “I am radiant).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰa.é.tʰɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰaˈɛ.tʰon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸaˈe.θon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /faˈe.θon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /faˈe.θon/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Φᾰέθων (Phaéthōnm (genitive Φᾰέθοντος); third declension

    1. one of the light-bringing steeds of Eos
    2. son of Eos and Cephalus
    3. Phaëthon (son of Helios, famous for his unlucky driving of the sun-chariot, and subject of a play by Euripides)
      1. the Sun
      2. the constellation Auriga
    4. the planet Jupiter

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    References[edit]

    • Φαέθων 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 1,021
    • Φαέθων in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press

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