epos

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See also: Epos and epos'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

epos

  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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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.)

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

epos m

  1. epic (extended narrative poem)

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

epos n (singular definite eposset, plural indefinite eposser)

  1. epic (narrative poem)

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Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. epic (extended narrative poem)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.pos/, [ˈɛːpos̪]
  • Stress: èpos
  • Hyphenation: e‧pos

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

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἔπος (épos).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epos

  1. an epic, a heroic poem

Declension[edit]

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

Case Singular
nominative epos
genitive
dative
accusative epos
ablative
vocative

Usage notes[edit]

  • Occurring only in the nominative and accusative forms.

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 Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

epos m inan

  1. epic (extended narrative poem)

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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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