Ἠλύσιον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly Pre-Greek.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɛː.lý.si.on/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /eˈly.si.on/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /iˈly.si.on/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /iˈly.si.on/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iˈli.si.on/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ἠλῠ́σῐον (Ēlúsionn (genitive Ἠλῠσῐ́ου); second declension

    1. Elysium; an Elysian field; one of the Elysian fields

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    References[edit]

    1. ^ 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, page 517

    Further reading[edit]

    • Ἠλύσιον in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Ἠλύσιον in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,009