Hero

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See also: hero and Héró

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἡρώ (Hērṓ).

Proper noun[edit]

Hero

  1. (Greek mythology) Any of a number of legendary men and women, including the priestess loved by Leander.
  2. (rare) A female given name of English-speakers.
    • 1600, William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act I,Scene 1:
      You hear, Count Claudio: I can be secret as a dumb man; I would have you think so; but on my allegiance mark you this, on my allegiance: he is in love. With who? now that is your Grace's part. Mark how short his answer is: with Hero, Leonato's short daughter.

Esperanto[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἥρα (Hḗra)

Proper noun[edit]

Hero (accusative Heron)

  1. (Greek mythology) Hera, Greek queen of the gods, goddess of marriage and birth