Hermes

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek Ἑρμῆς (Hermês), itself of disputed meaning and origin, possibly of non-Indo-European substrate or from Proto-Indo-European *ser- (to bind, put together).

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Hermes

Hermes

  1. (Greek mythology) The herald and messenger of the gods, and the god of roads, commerce, invention, cunning, and theft.
  2. The Egyptian Thoth, identified with the Greek Hermes.
  3. (astronomy) The planet Mercury when observed as an evening star.

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Noun[edit]

Hermes (plural Hermae)

  1. (art) A head or bust on a square base, often double-faced.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἑρμῆς (Hermês).

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Proper noun[edit]

Hermes m

  1. Hermes

Czech[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hermes m

  1. Hermes

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Finnish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Hermes

  1. Hermes (Greek god)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Hermes (Kotus type 41/vieras, no gradation)
nominative Hermes
genitive Hermeen
partitive Hermestä
illative Hermeeseen
singular plural
nominative Hermes
accusative nom. Hermes
gen. Hermeen
genitive Hermeen
partitive Hermestä
inessive Hermeessä
elative Hermeestä
illative Hermeeseen
adessive Hermeellä
ablative Hermeeltä
allative Hermeelle
essive Hermeenä
translative Hermeeksi
instructive
abessive Hermeettä
comitative
Possessive forms of Hermes (type vieras)
possessor singular plural
1st person Hermeeni Hermeemme
2nd person Hermeesi Hermeenne
3rd person Hermeensä

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἑρμῆς (Hermês).

Proper noun[edit]

Hermes m

  1. Hermes

German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Hermes m

  1. (Greek mythology) Hermes

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἑρμῆς (Hermês).

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Proper noun[edit]

Hermēs m sg (genitive Hermae); first declension

  1. Hermes
  2. A male given name from Ancient Greek

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ēs).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Hermēs Hermae
Genitive Hermae Hermārum
Dative Hermae Hermīs
Accusative Hermēn Hermās
Ablative Hermē Hermīs
Vocative Hermē Hermae

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Noun[edit]

Hermēs m (genitive Hermae); first declension

  1. a rectangular pillar or pedestal bearing a bust; a herm

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ēs).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Hermēs Hermae
Genitive Hermae Hermārum
Dative Hermae Hermīs
Accusative Hermēn Hermās
Ablative Hermē Hermīs
Vocative Hermē Hermae

Proper noun[edit]

Hermēs m (variously declined, genitive Hermae or Hermētis); first declension, third declension

  1. Hermes Trismegistus

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun (masculine Greek-type with nominative singular in -ēs) or third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Hermēs Hermae
Genitive Hermae
Hermētis
Hermārum
Dative Hermae
Hermētī
Hermīs
Accusative Hermēn
Hermētem
Hermās
Ablative Hermē
Hermēte
Hermīs
Vocative Hermē
Hermēs
Hermae

Usage notes[edit]

  • The first declension paradigm applies to all senses. The third declension paradigm is an exception that comes from Medieval Latin and is principally used to decline the name of Hermes Trismegistus when there is a wish to congrue with established Medieval Latin derivations such as hermēticus; but note that the figure of Hermes Trismegistus dates back to Antiquity, and that the existence of this special grammatical treatment has no parallel in Greek.

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Polish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Hermes m

  1. (Greek mythology) Hermes

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Portuguese[edit]

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Hermes

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἑρμῆς (Hermês), itself of unknown meaning and origin.

Noun[edit]

Hermes m

  1. (Greek mythology) Hermes (messenger of the gods)
  2. A male given name

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἑρμῆς (Hermês).

Proper noun[edit]

Hermes m

  1. (Greek mythology) Hermes