Hydra

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hydra, the mythical serpent.

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Hydra f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Hydridae – predatory freshwater cnidarians, thought not to age, the hydras.

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English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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A Greek vase depicting the Lernaean Hydra

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Hydra, the mythical serpent, originally from Ancient Greek ὕδρα (húdra), from Proto-Indo-European *wódr̥ (water).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈhaɪ̯dɹə/, [ˈhaɪ̯dɹə], [ˈhaɪ̯d͡ʒɹə]

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Hydra

  1. (Greek mythology) A mythological serpent with many heads, slain by Hercules as one of his twelve labours.
  2. (astronomy) A spring constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble a serpent. It lies just south of the zodiac and contains the star Alphard.
  3. (astronomy) One of Pluto's moons.
  4. One of the Saronic Islands in the Aegean Sea.

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hydra, from Ancient Greek ὕδρα (húdra).

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Hydra f

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) Hydra, a mythological serpent with seven heads
    • 1996, Antonín Rükl, “Hydra”, in Souhvězdí, Praha: Aventinum, →ISBN, page 126:
      [] místo každé uťaté hlavy vyrostly Hydře dvě nové.
      [] instead of every cut-off head two new heads grew up to Hydra.
  2. (astronomy) Hydra, a spring constellation of the northern sky
    • 1996, Antonín Rükl, “Hydra”, in Souhvězdí, Praha: Aventinum, →ISBN, page 126:
      Alfa Hydrae – Alphard, 2,0 mag, je nejjasnější hvězda v Hydře.
      Alpha Hydrae – Alphard, 2.0 mag, is the brightest star in the constellation of Hydra.
  3. (astronomy) Hydra, a moon of Pluto [since 2006]
    • 2015 June 12, Petr Lála, “Historická událost: sonda New Horizons zblízka prozkoumá záhadné Pluto”, in Technet.cz[1]:
      Měsíce Hydra, Nix a Styx obíhají ve vzájemné rezonanci, protože za jeden oběh Hydry oběhne Nix právě jeden a půlkrát a Styx dokonce dvakrát.
      The moons Hydra, Nix and Styx orbit in mutual resonance, as Nix makes exactly one and half an orbit and Styx even two orbits during one orbit of Hydra.
  4. (geography) Hydra, one of the Saronic Islands of Greece in the Aegean Sea
    • 1904, “Řecko”, in Ottův slovník naučný[2], volume XXI, Praha: J. Ottl, page 359:
      Poloostrov Argolský, k němuž přiléhá ostrov Hydra (Hydrea), omezuje záliv Nauplijský []
      The Argolid Penninsula, which the island of Hydra (Hydrea) closely borders with, closes the Argolic Gulf []

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Solar System in Czech · sluneční soustava (layout · text)
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Planets and
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dwarf planets
Merkur Venuše Země Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uran Neptun {{{Orcus}}} Pluto {{{Salacia}}} Haumea {{{Quaoar}}} Makemake {{{Gonggong}}} Eris {{{Sedna}}}
Notable
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Měsíc Phobos/Fobos
Deimos
Io
Europa
Ganymed
Callisto
Mimas
Enceladus
Tethys
Dione
Rhea
Titan
Iapetus

Miranda
Ariel
Umbriel
Titania
Oberon
Triton {{{Vanth}}} Charon
Styx
Nix
Kerberos
Hydra
{{{Actaea}}} Namaka
Hiʻiaka
{{{Weywot}}} (MK2) {{{Xiangliu}}} Dysnomia

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has articles on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin hydra, from Ancient Greek ὕδρα (húdra).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhyːdʁa/
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Proper noun[edit]

Hydra f

  1. (Greek mythology) Hydra (mythical serpent)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὕδρα (húdra).

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Hydra f sg (genitive Hydrae); first declension

  1. (Greek mythology) The Hydra (mythical serpent)

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First-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Hydra
Genitive Hydrae
Dative Hydrae
Accusative Hydram
Ablative Hydrā
Vocative Hydra

Descendants[edit]

  • English: Hydra, hydra
  • French: hydre
  • German: Hydra
  • Italian: idra
  • Portuguese: hidra
  • Spanish: hidra

References[edit]

  • Hydra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Hydra in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia pl

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Hydra f

  1. (Greek mythology) Hydra (mythical serpent)
  2. (astronomy) Hydra (constellation)

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Spanish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈidɾa/, [ˈi.ð̞ɾa]

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Hydra f

  1. (astronomy) Hydra (constellation)