Athene

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See also: Athéné

Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀθήνη (Athḗnē, Athena), a Greek goddess associated with owls.

Proper noun[edit]

Athene f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Strigidae – certain small, typical owls or owlets.

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References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, →ISBN

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Danish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Athene

  1. (Greek mythology) Athena (the goddess)

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek Ἀθήνη (Athḗnē) and Ἀθῆναι (Athênai). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːˈteː.nə/
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  • Hyphenation: Athe‧ne
  • Rhymes: -eːnə

Proper noun[edit]

Athene n

  1. Athens (capital city of Greece)
  2. (Greek mythology) Athena (ancient Greek goddess of wisdom, craft and war)

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de
Athene

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Athene f (genitive Athene)

  1. (Greek mythology) Athena

Swahili[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Athene

  1. Athens