Perseus

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Etymology[edit]

Latin from the Ancient Greek Περσεύς (Perseús).

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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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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

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Περσεύς (Perseús).

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Proper noun[edit]

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

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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, Greek type.
Case Singular
nominative Perseus
genitive Perseos
dative Perseī
accusative Persea
ablative
vocative Perseu
Second declension.
Case Singular
nominative Perseus
genitive Perseī
dative Perseō
accusative Perseum
ablative Perseō
vocative

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