Ἀχέρων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly meaning "marsh-like," see [Term?] (marsh-like water). Some have suggested that it is from ὁ ἄχεα ῥέων (ho ákhea rhéōn, the stream of woe), but this has been dismissed as folk etymology.

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Ἀχέρων (Akhérōn) (genitive Ἀχέροντος); m, third declension

  1. Acheron, a river in Epirus

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References[edit]

  • p. 999 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.