Hebe

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See also: Hébé, hebe, and hebe-

English[edit]

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A statue of Hebe
Hebe astronomical symbol

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἥβη (Hḗbē, literally Youth, Prime of Life).

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Hebe

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of youth, and a daughter of Zeus and Hera. Her Roman counterpart is Juventas[1]
  2. A female given name
  3. (astronomy) 6 Hebe, a main-belt asteroid.
  4. A group of mainly alpine shrubs, of approximately 200 species, found mainly in new Zealand.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Short for Hebrew.

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Hebe (plural Hebes)

  1. (slang, derogatory, offensive) A Jew.
    • 2005, "Creed, OK", Carnivàle episode 17
      Well, that's what you get for betting on a Hebe.
      What did you say?
      I'm just saying
      Max Baer ain't no Jew.
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  1. ^ Ovid does not detect a unity of Hera (Juno) and Hebe (Juventas): he opens Fasti via with a dispute between Juno and Juventas claiming patronage of the month of June (on-line text).

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Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Ἥβη (Hḗbē), from ἥβη (hḗbē).

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Hebe f (indeclinable)

  1. (Greek mythology) Hebe
  2. (astronomy) Hebe

Further reading[edit]

  • Hebe in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hēbē, from Ancient Greek [Term?], from Ancient Greek Ἥβη (Hḗbē).

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Hebe f

  1. (Greek mythology) Hebe (goddess of youth)
  2. A female given name