Minthe

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Μινθη (Minthē, literally Mint).

Proper noun[edit]

Minthe

  1. (Greek mythology) A nymph (associated with Mount Minthe in southern Greece) with whom Hades had an affair, after which either Hades' wife Persephone or her mother Demeter turned the nymph into the herb mint.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek Μίνθη (Mínthē).

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Proper noun[edit]

Minthē f (genitive Minthēs); first declension

  1. A mountain of Triphylia and seat of the worship of Hades

Inflection[edit]

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular
nominative Minthē
genitive Minthēs
dative Minthae
accusative Minthēn
ablative Minthē
vocative Minthē

References[edit]

  • Elis in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly