Ἥρα

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See also: ήρα and Ήρα

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly a feminine form of ἥρως (hḗrōs) or related to ὥρα (hṓra).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hɛ̌ː.raː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)e.ra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈi.ra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈi.ra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈi.ra/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ἥρᾱ (Hḗrāf (genitive Ἥρᾱς); first declension

    1. Hera
    2. a title of the empresses of Rome; see also Ζεύς (Zeús)
    3. Pythagorean name for nine
    4. the planet Venus

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    References[edit]

    • Ἥρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Ἥρα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Ἥρα in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
      • Hera idem, page 1012.
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[2], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,012
    1. ^ André Mott; Vinciane Pirenne-Delforge (2003), “Hera”, in Simon Hornblower and Antony Spawforth (edd.), editor, The Oxford Classical Dictionary, 3rd edition, revised edition, Oxford: Oxford University Press, →ISBN, pages 682–683
    2. ^ Walter Burkert (1985) Greek Religion, Malden, MA: Blackwell, →ISBN, page 131