Ἀπόλλων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Pre-Greek, or from an older, obsolete verb meaning "to drive away," as in evil (via Klein from Usener).[1] Socrates in Cratylus connects it, probably incorrectly, to ἀπόλλυμι (apóllumi, to destroy), ἀπολούων (apoloúōn, washing), ἀπολύων (apolúōn, delivering), ἁπλοῦν (haploûn, simple), and ἀειβάλλων (aeibállōn, always shooting).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

Proper noun[edit]

Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōnm (genitive Ἀπόλλωνος); third declension

  1. Apollo

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Klein, A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the English Language