Cassiopeia

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See also: Cassiopéia

English[edit]

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The constellation Cassiopeia

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Cassiopēia, from Ancient Greek Κασσιόπεια (Kassiópeia) or Κασσιόπη.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkæsi.əˈpiːə/

Proper noun[edit]

Cassiopeia

  1. (Greek mythology) Proud wife of Cepheus and mother of Andromeda, queen of Eritrea. When she boasted that her beauty was equal to that of the Nereids, she was punished by Poseidon.
  2. (astronomy) A circumpolar constellation of the northern sky representing Queen Cassiopeia from Greek myth. The constellation lies between Cepheus and Perseus.

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Dutch[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cassiopeia f

  1. (astronomy) Cassiopeia

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Κασσιόπεια (Kassiópeia) or Κασσιόπη (Kassiópē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Cassiopeia f (genitive Cassiopeiae); first declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Cassiopeia (wife of Cepheus).

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Cassiopeia
genitive Cassiopeiae
dative Cassiopeiae
accusative Cassiopeiam
ablative Cassiopeiā
vocative Cassiopeia

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Proper noun[edit]

Cassiopeia f

  1. (Greek mythology) Cassiopeia (wife of Cepheus)
  2. (astronomy) Cassiopeia (a constellation of the northern sky)

Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Cassiopeia ?

  1. (astronomy) Cassiopeia (constellation)