Ἔρεβος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁régʷos. Cognate with Old Armenian երեկ (erek, evening), Sanskrit रजस् (rájas, dimness, darkness, mist) and Old Norse røkkr (twilight).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ἔρεβος (Érebosn (genitive Ἐρέβους); third declension

  1. Erebus

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: Έρεβος (Érevos)
  • Latin: Erebus

Further reading[edit]

  • Ἔρεβος in Liddell & Scott, A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1940
  • Ἔρεβος in Autenrieth, Georg, A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers, 1891
  • Woodhouse, S. C., English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, 1910, page 1,010