Perseus

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Etymology[edit]

Latin from the Ancient Greek Περσεύς (Perseús).

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Proper noun[edit]

Perseus

  1. (Greek mythology) The mythological Greek warrior who slew the Gorgon Medusa by decapitating her. He married Andromeda after rescuing her from Ceto and founded Mycenae. He was the son of Zeus and Danae.
  2. (astronomy) An autumn constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble the mythical hero. It includes the stars Algenib and Algol.
  3. The last Antigonid king of Macedonia, Perseus of Macedon.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈperseus/, [ˈpe̞rs̠e̞us̠]
  • Rhymes: -erseus
  • Syllabification: Per‧se‧us

Proper noun[edit]

Perseus

  1. (Greek mythology) Perseus.
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Perseus.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Perseus (Kotus type 39/vastaus, no gradation)
nominative Perseus
genitive Perseuksen
partitive Perseusta
illative Perseukseen
singular plural
nominative Perseus
accusative nom. Perseus
gen. Perseuksen
genitive Perseuksen
partitive Perseusta
inessive Perseuksessa
elative Perseuksesta
illative Perseukseen
adessive Perseuksella
ablative Perseukselta
allative Perseukselle
essive Perseuksena
translative Perseukseksi
instructive
abessive Perseuksetta
comitative
Possessive forms of Perseus (type vastaus)
possessor singular plural
1st person Perseukseni Perseuksemme
2nd person Perseuksesi Perseuksenne
3rd person Perseuksensa

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Περσεύς (Perseús).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Perseus m sg (variously declined, genitive Perseos or Perseī); third declension, second declension

  1. (Greek mythology) Perseus.
  2. (astronomy) The constellation Perseus.

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (Greek-type, normal variant) or second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Perseus
Genitive Perseos
Perseī
Dative Perseī
Perseō
Accusative Persea
Perseum
Ablative Perseō
Vocative Perseu

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