Achilles

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Achilles, from Ancient Greek Ἀχιλλεύς (Akhilleús).

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Achilles

  1. (Greek mythology) semi-divine hero, son of Peleus and the nymph Thetis, prince and leader of the Myrmidons; great warrior of the Achaean (Greek) camp, killed in the Trojan War; central character of the Iliad.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Achilles m

  1. Achilles (Ancient Greek hero)

Further reading[edit]

  • Achilles in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • Achilles in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Achilles ?

  1. Achilles

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἀχιλλεύς (Akhilleús).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Achilles m (genitive Achillis); third declension

  1. Achilles

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Achilles
genitive Achillis
dative Achillī
accusative Achillem
ablative Achille
vocative Achilles

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Achilles in D. P. Simpson, Cassell's Latin Dictionary, Wiley Publishing, 1968


Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Achilles m

  1. (Greek mythology) Achilles

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Achilles in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Achilles m

  1. Obsolete spelling of Aquiles (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Achilles c (genitive Achilles)

  1. (Greek mythology) Achilles

Usage notes[edit]

  • The classic Swedish translation of Homer's works by Erland Lagerlöf in 1912 uses this name form.