heros

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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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative hērōs hērōēs
genitive hērōis hērōum
dative hērōī hērōibus
accusative hērōem hērōēs
ablative hērōe hērōibus
vocative hērōs hērōēs

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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 Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • heros in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers