αἰθήρ

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Etymology[edit]

From αἴθω (aíthō).

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Noun[edit]

αἰθήρ (aithḗrm (genitive αἰθέρος); third declension

  1. heaven
  2. aether; ether
  3. theoretical medium of great elasticity and extreme thinness of consistency supposed to fill all unoccupied space and transmit light and heat
  4. The upper or purer air as opposed to erebus (Ἔρεβος (Érebos)), the lower or dirtier air; the clear sky.

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References[edit]

  • αἰθήρ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • αἰθήρ in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • αἰθήρ in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • αἰθήρ in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • αἰθήρ in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • αἰθήρ in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2019)
  • αἰθήρ in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[2], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, pages 21, 284