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).

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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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