Io

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Zeus and Io

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From Ancient Greek Ἰώ ‎(Iṓ).

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Io

  1. (Greek mythology) The daughter of Inachus river god, and a lover of Zeus, turned by the latter into a heifer.
  2. (astronomy) A moon of Jupiter, known for its volcanic activity, peppered with about 400 active volcanoes.
  3. (astronomy) Short for 85 Io, a main belt asteroid; the asteroid shares its name with the Jovian moon

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  • regular third declension froms: "dat. Ioni, Plaut. Aul. 3, 6, 20.—Acc. Ionem, Serv. Verg. A. 3, 153."
  • other 'irregular' forms: "Acc. Io, Ov. M. 1, 588; Amm. 2, 19, 29"

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἰώ ‎(Iṓ).

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Īō f ‎(genitive Īūs); fourth declension

  1. (mythology) Io, daughter of Inachus.

Declension[edit]

Fourth declension.

Case Singular
nominative Īō
genitive Īūs
dative Īuī
accusative Īō
ablative Īū
vocative Īō

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Io f

  1. (Greek mythology) Io (a lover of Zeus)
  2. (astronomy) Io (moon of Jupiter)