Andromeda

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Borrowed from Latin Andromeda, borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἀνδρομέδα (Androméda, mindful of her husband)

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Andromeda f

  1. Pieris.
  2. A taxonomic genus within the family Ericaceaebog rosemary.

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English[edit]

Andromeda Chained to the Rock by the Nereids, by Théodore Chassériau, 1840
Andromeda constellation map
Andromeda galaxy in infrared

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Andromeda, itself a borrowing from Ancient Greek Ἀνδρομέδα (Androméda), Ἀνδρομέδη (Andromédē).

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Andromeda

  1. (Greek mythology) The daughter of Cepheus and Cassiopeia, king and queen of Eritrea, rescued from her sacrifice to a sea monster by Perseus who married her; mother of Perses, ancient king of Persia.
  2. (astronomy) An autumn constellation of the northern sky representing the "Chained Lady" Andromeda from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Pisces and Cassiopeia.
  3. (astronomy) Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to the Milky Way; M31.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andromeda f

  1. (astronomy) Andromeda

Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Proper noun[edit]

Andromeda

  1. (Greek mythology) Andromeda
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Andromeda.
  3. (astronomy) The Andromeda.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Andromeda (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative Andromeda
genitive Andromedan
partitive Andromedaa
illative Andromedaan
singular plural
nominative Andromeda
accusative nom. Andromeda
gen. Andromedan
genitive Andromedan
partitive Andromedaa
inessive Andromedassa
elative Andromedasta
illative Andromedaan
adessive Andromedalla
ablative Andromedalta
allative Andromedalle
essive Andromedana
translative Andromedaksi
instructive
abessive Andromedatta
comitative

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek Ἀνδρομέδη (Andromédē).

Proper noun[edit]

Andromeda m

  1. (Greek mythology) Andromeda

Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:
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Fresco of Perseus and Andromeda (1st century AD)

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἀνδρομέδα (Androméda).

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Proper noun[edit]

Andromeda f (genitive Andromedae); first declension

  1. (mythology) Andromeda (a daughter of the Ethiopian king Cepheus and Cassiopeia)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Andromeda
genitive Andromedae
dative Andromedae
accusative Andromedam
ablative Andromedā
vocative Andromeda

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Andromeda f

  1. Archaic spelling of Andrômeda.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /andrǒmeda/
  • Hyphenation: An‧dro‧me‧da

Proper noun[edit]

Andròmeda f (Cyrillic spelling Андро̀меда)

  1. (Greek mythology) Andromeda
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Andromeda.
  3. (astronomy) The Andromeda.