Nemesis

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See also: nemesis, Némesis, and Nêmesis

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Νέμεσις (Némesis, Nemesis, goddess of retribution).

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Proper noun[edit]

Nemesis

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of divine retribution.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 128 Nemesis, a main belt asteroid.
  3. (astronomy) A hypothetical star postulated to be orbiting the Sun to explain a perceived cycle of mass extinctions in the geological record.

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German[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Nemesis f (genitive Nemesis)

  1. Nemesis

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Νέμεσις (Némesis)

Proper noun[edit]

Nemesis f (genitive Nemesis or Nemeseōs); third declension

  1. Nemesis

Declension[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular
nominative Nemesis
genitive Nemesis
Nemeseōs
dative Nemesī
accusative Nemesin
Nemesim
ablative Nemesī
vocative Nemesis