Callisto

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Καλλιστώ (Kallistṓ).

Proper noun[edit]

Callisto

  1. (Greek mythology) A nymph of Artemis.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Jupiter.

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See also[edit]

Solar System in English · Solar System (layout · text)
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Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
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Notable
moons
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Deimos
Io
Europa
Ganymede
Callisto
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Enceladus
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Dione
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Titan
Iapetus

Miranda
Ariel
Umbriel
Titania
Oberon
Triton Vanth Charon
Styx
Nix
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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Καλλιστώ (Kallistṓ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Callistō f sg (genitive Callistūs); fourth declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Callisto
    • (Can we date this quote?), Hyginus, fabulae, Iovis filii; in: Hygini fabulae, edidit Mauricius Schmidt, Jena, 1872, page 121:
      Arcas ex Callisto, Lycaonis filia
    • (Can we date this quote?), Hyginus, astronomica; in: Hygini astronomica ex codicibus a se primum collatis recensuit Bernhardus Bunte. Accedunt prolegomena, commentarius, excerpta ex codicibus, index, epimetron, Lipsia, 1875, page 34:
      IV ARCTOPHYLAX. De hoc fertur ut sit Arcas nomine, Callistus et Iouis filius, quem dicitur Lycaon, cum Iuppiter ad eum in hospitium uenisset, cum alia carne concisum pro epulis apposuisse . [...]
    • (Can we date this quote?), Catullus, poem 66; in: Catullus[,] Tibullus and Pervigilium Veneris, 1921, page 132f. with English translation by F. W. Cornish:
      Virginis et saevi contingens namque Leonis | lumina, Callisto iuncta Lycaoniae, | vertor in occasum, tardum dux ante Booten, | qui vix sero alto mergitur Oceano.
      for I, touching the fires of the Virgin and the raging Lion, and close by Callisto daughter of Lycaon, move to my setting, while I point the way before slow Bootes, who scarce late at night dips in deep ocean.
  2. (New Latin) Callisto (moon)

Declension[edit]

Fourth-declension noun (all cases except the genitive singular in ), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Callistō
Genitive Callistūs
Dative Callistō
Accusative Callistō
Ablative Callistō
Vocative Callistō

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References[edit]

  • Callisto in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Callisto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, page 1568