Ulysses

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Ulyssēs, a frequent error for Ulixēs (Odysseus), influenced by the Ancient Greek Ὀδυσσεύς (Odusseús).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /juːˈlɪ.siːz/, /ˈjuːlɪ.siːz/

Proper noun[edit]

Ulysses

  1. (Roman mythology) Latin name form of Odysseus
  2. a city in Kansas, USA, and the county seat of Grant County. Named after Ulysses S. Grant.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A frequent error for Ulixēs (Odysseus), influenced by the Ancient Greek Ὀδυσσεύς (Odusseús).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ulyssēs m (genitive Ulyssis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of Ulixēs

Inflection[edit]

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular
nominative Ulyssēs
genitive Ulyssis
dative Ulyssī
accusative Ulyssem
ablative Ulysse
vocative Ulyssēs

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ulysses

  1. (Greek mythology) Ulysses (the hero of the Iliad and Odyssey), Latin name form of Odysseus

Usage notes[edit]

  • The classic Swedish translations of Homer's works by Erland Lagerlöf in 1912 use the name Ulysses.