Ἀχέρων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Connection to Proto-Balto-Slavic *éźera (lake) is dubious.[1][2] Folk etymology claims it from ἄχεα ῥέων (ho ákhea rhéōn, the stream of woe).

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἀχέρων (Akhérōnm (genitive Ἀχέροντος); third declension

  1. Acheron, a river in Epirus

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References[edit]

  • Ἀχέρων in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ἀχέρων in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Ἀχέρων in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «Ἀχέρων» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2017)
  • Ἀχέρων 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, page 999
  1. ^ Derksen, Rick (2008), “éźero”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, ISBN 978 90 04 15504 6, page 148
  2. ^ Nuova Italia (1972): Conoscenza religiosa, p. 26