Ἑκάτη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From an Anatolian language. Often incorrectly derived from ἑκάς ‎(hekás, far away) (compare ἑκάεργος ‎(hekáergos, far working), an epithet of Apollo).

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Proper noun[edit]

Ἑκάτη ‎(Hekátēf ‎(genitive Ἑκάτης); first declension

  1. Hecate

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References[edit]

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill