heros

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See also: héros

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

heros

  1. plural of hero; hero sandwiches
  2. Misspelling of heroes.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs, hero”, “demigod).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hērōs m (genitive hērōis); third declension

  1. (literally) demigod, hero
  2. (transferred sense, Ciceronian) an illustrious man

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative hērōs hērōēs
Genitive hērōis hērōum
Dative hērōī hērōibus
Accusative hērōem hērōēs
Ablative hērōe hērōibus
Vocative hērōs hērōēs

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: hero
  • French: héros
  • German: Heroe, Heros
  • Italian: eroe

References[edit]

  • heros in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • heros in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • heros in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • heros in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin hērōs, from Ancient Greek ἥρως (hḗrōs). Doublet of gieroj.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɛ.rɔs/
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Noun[edit]

heros m pers

  1. (Greek mythology) hero (demigod)
  2. (figuratively) hero (person of great bravery)
    Synonym: bohater

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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