epos

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See also: Epos and epos'

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin epos, from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos, word, song, epic).

Noun[edit]

epos (plural eposes)

  1. (obsolete) An epic.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for epos in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Shasta ip'-haws (Perideridia spp tubers).

Noun[edit]

epos (plural not attested)

  1. The tuber of any one of several edible species of Perideridia spp.

Synonyms[edit]

ipos

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Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

epos m

  1. epic (extended narrative poem)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos, word, song, epic).

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Noun[edit]

epos n (singular definite eposset, plural indefinite eposser)

  1. epic (narrative poem)

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin epos, from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.pɔs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: epos

Noun[edit]

epos n (plural epen or epossen, diminutive eposje n)

  1. epic (extended narrative poem, usually in dactylic hexametre)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin epos, from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epos m (singular only)

  1. an epic
  2. the epics and legends of a particular population
  3. (rare) an event considered appropriate to an epic
    Synonym: epopea

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epos n sg (indeclinable, no genitive)

  1. an epic, a heroic poem

Usage notes[edit]

  • Occurring only in the nominative and accusative forms.

Declension[edit]

Not declined; used only in the nominative and accusative singular, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative epos
Genitive
Dative
Accusative epos
Ablative
Vocative

References[edit]

  • epos”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • epos”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • epos in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • epos”, in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Ed. Sig. Her, Tiro der Anfänger im Latein, eine Formenlehre der lateinischen Sprache mit Expositions- und Compositionsstoff, Stuttgart, 1860, p. 16: "Die Neutra auf os haben im Genit. us, im Dat. i, im Accus. u. Voc. os, Ablat. o, z. B. epos (ein Heldengedicht), epus, epi, epos, epo. So: melos der Gesang." — That is: 'The neuters in os have [in singular] genitive us, dative i, accusative and vocative os, ablative o, e.g. epos (a heroic poem), epus, epi, epos, epo. In the same manner: melos (song).'

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin epos, from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

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Noun[edit]

epos m inan

  1. epic (extended narrative poem)
    Synonym: epopeja

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • epos in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • epos in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Epos.

Noun[edit]

epos n (plural eposuri)

  1. epic

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

epos n

  1. an epic, a narrative poem

Declension[edit]

Declension of epos 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative epos eposet epos eposen
Genitive epos eposets epos eposens

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