Aeneas

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Aeneas, from Ancient Greek Αἰνείας ‎(Aineías).

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Aeneas

  1. (Greek mythology) A Trojan hero and the legendary ancestor of Romans.
  2. A male given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Used as an anglicisation of Aonghas in Scotland and Ireland.

Quotations[edit]

  • 1611, Bible (Authorized, or King James, Version), Acts 9:33-34:
    And there he found a certain man named Aeneas, which had kept his bed eight years, and was sick of the palsy. And Peter said unto him, Aeneas, Jesus Christ maketh thee whole: arise, and make thy bed. And he arose immediately.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Αἰνείας ‎(Aineías).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aenēās m ‎(genitive Aenēae); first declension

  1. Aeneas

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type masculine in -ās.

Number Singular
nominative Aenēās
genitive Aenēae
dative Aenēae
accusative Aenēān
ablative Aenēā
vocative Aenēa