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Third declension Noun; Masculine Transliteration:

Principal Part: Ἀιδωνεύς

Structure: Ἀιδωνευ (Stem) + ς (Ending)

Etym.: = A)/aidhs



Third declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • ἔδδεισεν δ’ ὑπένερθεν ἄναξ ἐνέρων Αἰ̈δωνεύσ ‐ κατεφαίνετο γὰρ ἤδη τὰ πλεῖστα, καὶ ἡ λίμνη καὶ ὁ Πυριφλεγέθων καὶ τοῦ Πλούτωνοσ τὰ βασίλεια. (Lucian, Necyomantia, (no name) 10:2)
  • αὐτὰρ ὁ Δήμητροσ πολυφόρβησ ἐσ λέχοσ ἦλθεν, ἣ τέκε Περσεφόνην λευκώλενον, ἣν Αἰδωνεὺσ ἡρ́πασε ἧσ παρὰ μητρόσ· (Hesiod, Theogony, Book Th. 87:1)
  • "λέγεται γὰρ ὁ μὲν Ἀπόλλων ὁ δὲ Πλούτων, καὶ ὁ μὲν Δήλιοσ ὁ δ’ Αἰδωνεύσ, καὶ ὁ μὲν Φοῖβοσ ὁ δὲ Σκότιοσ· (Plutarch, De E apud Delphos, section 218)
  • Αἰδωνεὺσ δ’ ἀναπομ‐ πὸσ ἀνείησ, Αἰδωνεύσ, θεῖον ἀνάκτορα Δαριᾶνα. (Aeschylus, Persians, choral, strophe 23)

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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