Achelous

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Achelous, from Ancient Greek Ἀχελώїoς and the later Ἀχελῷος (Akhelôios), which is probably from Akkadian aḫu/aḫû + illu/elu/ilu; see also Etruscan Axlei and Αυκηλως, which are probably from Akkadian aklu (chieftain) and Sumerian akil.

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Achelous

  1. a river in western Greece
  2. (Greek mythology) Deity of water; later, patron deity of the Achelous River.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀχελῷος (Akhelôios).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.kʰeˈloː.us/, [a.kʰɛˈɫoː.ʊs]
    View of the river

Proper noun[edit]

Achelōus m (genitive Achelōī); second declension

  1. A river of Greece forming the boundary between Acarnania and Aetolia

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular
nominative Achelōus
genitive Achelōī
dative Achelōō
accusative Achelōum
ablative Achelōō
vocative Achelōe

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