Apollo

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See also: apollo and Apol·lo

English[edit]

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Apollo (1) and Artemis

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin Apollō, from Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

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Apollo

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) The son of Zeus and Leto (or Jupiter and Latona), and the twin brother of Artemis (or Diana). He was the god of light, music, medicine, and poetry; and prophecy, dance, manly beauty, and more.
    • 1902, John Buchan, The Outgoing of the Tide
      'Blue are the hills that are far away,' is an owercome in the countryside, and while at first on his side it may have been but a young man's fancy, to her he was like the god Apollo descending from the skies.
  2. (astronomy) The planet Mercury, when observed as a Morning Star.
  3. (astronomy) Short for 1862 Apollo, an Apollo asteroid.
  4. (NASA, space science) A United States space program, and the vehicles it created, used for human travel to the moon.
    Apollo 11 landed people on the moon for the first time
  5. (with "the") Apollo Theater, a music hall in New York City associated with African-American performers.
  6. The butterfly Parnassius apollo, a large swallowtail with black and red spots on white wings.
  7. A very handsome young man.
  8. A male given name
  9. A placename.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the object 1862 Apollo.

Noun[edit]

Apollo (plural Apollos)

  1. (astronomy) An asteroid possessing an orbit that crosses the orbit of the Earth and an orbital period of over one year, with semimajor axes greater than 1 AU, and perihelion distances less than 1.017 AU.
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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Apollō, from Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈpɔl.lo/, /aˈpol.lo/[1]
  • Rhymes: -ɔllo, -ollo
  • Hyphenation: A‧pòl‧lo, A‧pól‧lo

Proper noun[edit]

Apollo m

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Apollo

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Apollo in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

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Apollō m (genitive Apollinis or Apollōnis); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Apollo

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Third-declension noun (two different stems).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Apollō Apollinēs
Genitive Apollinis
Apollōnis
Apollinum
Dative Apollinī
Apollōnī
Apollinibus
Accusative Apollinem
Apollōnem
Apollinēs
Ablative Apolline
Apollōne
Apollinibus
Vocative Apollō Apollinēs

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References[edit]

  • Apollo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Apollo”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Apollo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Apollo”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • Apollo”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Apollo”, in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

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Apollo

  1. Alternative form of Appolyn

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin Apollō, from Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

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Apollo m pers

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Apollo

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Apollo m pers

  1. (rare) a male given name, equivalent to English Apollo

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Further reading[edit]

  • Apollo in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • Apollo in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

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Apollo f

  1. Apollo (American three-man spacecraft)

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Apollo m

  1. Obsolete spelling of Apolo

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἀπόλλων (Apóllōn).

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Apollo c (genitive Apollos)

  1. (Greek mythology) Apollo

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