Ulysses

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Ulyssēs, a frequent alternative form of Ulixēs (Odysseus), influenced by the Ancient Greek Ὀδυσσεύς (Odusseús).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /juːˈlɪ.siːz/, /ˈjuːlɪ.siːz/
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Proper noun[edit]

Ulysses

  1. (Roman mythology) Latin name form of Odysseus
    • 1837, L[etitia] E[lizabeth] L[andon], Ethel Churchill: Or, The Two Brides. [], volume III, London: Henry Colburn, [], OCLC 21345056, page 138:
      "The truth is always a novelty," returned Kingston; "but I have always considered the patient Ulysses, the model of a classical coquette: you may get many useful hints from his career."
  2. A male given name
  3. A city, the county seat of Grant County, Kansas, United States. Named after Ulysses S. Grant.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A frequent alternative form of Ulixēs (Odysseus), influenced by the Ancient Greek Ὀδυσσεύς (Odusseús).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ulyssēs m sg (genitive Ulyssis); third declension

  1. Alternative form of Ulixēs

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (i-stem), singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Ulyssēs
Genitive Ulyssis
Dative Ulyssī
Accusative Ulyssem
Ablative Ulysse
Vocative Ulyssēs

References[edit]

  • Ulysses”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Ulysses in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ulysses c (genitive 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.

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English Ulysses.

Proper noun[edit]

Ulysses

  1. a male given name from English