Ὅμηρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Identical to ὅμηρος (hómēros, hostage), possibly an early nickname.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hó.mɛː.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)o.me.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈo.mi.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈo.mi.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈo.mi.ros/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ὅμηρος (Hómērosm (genitive Ὁμήρου); second declension

    1. Homer

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    Further reading[edit]

    • Ὅμηρος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Ὅμηρος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Ὅμηρος 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, page 1,013
    • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Homer on Wikipedia.Wikipedia