ἕσπερος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From *ϝέσπερος (*wésperos), from Proto-Indo-European *wek(ʷ)speros. Cognates include Latin vesper, Old Armenian գիշեր (gišer) and Old Church Slavonic вєчєръ (večerŭ).

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Adjective[edit]

ἕσπερος (hésperosm, f (neuter ἕσπερον); second declension

  1. of or at evening
  2. (masculine substantive) evening
  3. (masculine substantive) the evening star, Venus (shortened form of ἕσπερος ἀστήρ (hésperos astḗr))
  4. western

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