Eris

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See also: eris, Éris, Erîs, eriş, Eriş, and êrîş

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Eris

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἔρις (Éris), from ἔρις (éris, strife).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪəɹɨs/, /ˈɛɹɨs/

Proper noun[edit]

Eris

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of discord, confusion, and strife, keeper of the golden Apple of Discord which she threw into the wedding of Peleus and Thetis starting the Trojan War; daughter of Nyx, sister and constant companion of Ares, mother of Lethe.
  2. (astronomy) The largest known dwarf planet in the Solar System (initially dubbed the "tenth planet"), officially known as 136199 Eris, with one natural satellite, Dysnomia.
  3. An unincorporated community in Champaign County, Ohio, United States.

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Synonyms[edit]

  • (astronomy): 136199 Eris, (136199) Eris, 2003 UB313, (136199) 2003 UB313, 136199 Eris (2003 UB313), Xena
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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From erë 'wind', probably contaminated with Greek ἔρις (éris, strife).

Proper noun[edit]

Eris m

  1. A male given name
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Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἔρις (Éris).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛrɪs]
  • Hyphenation: Eris

Proper noun[edit]

Eris f

  1. (Greek mythology) Eris, the goddess of discord, confusion, and strife
    • 2014, Rudolf Mertlík, Příběhy Odysseovy[1], Praha: Albatros, →ISBN, page 9:
      Ve svatební síni se shromáždili všichni nebešťané kromě Eridy, bohyně sváru. Svatebčané se chtěli nerušeně radovat [] Proto Eridu nepozvali, neboť kam ona vkročí, tam vznikají spory a hádky. Eris jim však urážku neodpustila.
      All the heaven-borns besides Eris gathered in the wedding hall. The wedding guests did not want to be disturb while rejoicing [] That was why they had not invited Eris, because there arise quarrels and conflicts where she enters. However, Eris did not forgive them the offence.
  2. (astronomy, indeclinable) Eris, a dwarf planet and a large Kuiper belt object
    • 2017 October 12, “Jako šišatý Saturn. Vědci našli u trpasličí planety Haumea prstenec”, in Česká televize.cz[2]:
      Haumea byla uznána Mezinárodní astronomickou unií v roce 2008 a je jednou z pěti trpasličích planet vedle Pluta, Ceres, Eris a Makemake.
      Haumea was acknowledged by the International Astronomical Union in 2008 and is one of the five dwarf planets together with Pluto, Ceres, Eris and Makemake.

Usage notes[edit]

The name of the goddess Eris is inflected following the Czech declension rules of feminine names of Greek origin, but when referring to the dwarf planet, the name is usually not inflected in practical usage and keeps the basic form Eris in all grammatical cases.

Declension[edit]

(goddess):

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See also[edit]

Solar System in Czech · sluneční soustava (layout · text)
Star Slunce
Planets and dwarf planets Merkur Venuše Země Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uran Neptun Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable moons Měsíc Phobos/Fobos
Deimos
Ganymed
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
Dysnomia

Further reading[edit]

  • Eris in Kartotéka Novočeského lexikálního archivu
  • Eris in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

German[edit]

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Eris

  1. (astronomy) Eris (dwarf planet)

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἔρις (Éris).

Proper noun[edit]

Eris f

  1. (Greek mythology) Eris

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Spanish[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Eris m

  1. (Greek mythology) Eris (Greek goddess of chaos)
  2. (astronomy) Eris (dwarf planet)