Methone

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μεθώνη (Methṓnē).

Proper noun[edit]

Methone

  1. (Greek mythology) One of the Alkyonides.
  2. (astronomy) A small satellite of Saturn.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek Μεθώνη (Methṓnē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Methōnē f (genitive Methōnēs); first declension

  1. A town of Messenia famous for its excellent harbour

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular
nominative Methōnē
genitive Methōnēs
dative Methōnae
accusative Methōnēn
ablative Methōnē
vocative Methōnē

References[edit]

  • Methone” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Methone in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly