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Third declension Noun; Masculine Transliteration:

Principal Part: αἵμων

Structure: αἱμων (Stem) + ς (Ending)

Etym.: = dah/mwn,


  1. eager, skilful in
  2. bloody


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.


  • λέγεται δὲ καὶ περὶ Χαιρώνειαν ἑτέρασ ἀποθανεῖν, καὶ ταφῆναι παρὰ τὸ ῥευμάτιον ὃ πάλαι μέν, ὡσ ἐοίκε, Θερμώδων, Αἵμων δὲ νῦν καλεῖται· (Plutarch, chapter 27 6:2)
  • ὅδε μὴν Αἵμων, παίδων τῶν σῶν νέατον γέννημ’· (Sophocles, Antigone, choral, anapests1)
  • Αἵμων ὄλωλεν· (Sophocles, Antigone, episode15)
  • ἂν δ’ ᾖ ἄπιστον, ὑπισχνεῖσθαι δεῖ καὶ αἰτίαν λέγειν εὐθὺσ καὶ διατάττειν ὡσ βούλονται, οἱο͂ν ἡ Ιὀκάστη ἡ Καρκίνου ἐν τῷ Οἰδίποδι ἀεὶ ὑπισχνεῖται πυνθανομένου τοῦ ζητοῦντοσ τὸν υἱόν, καὶ ὁ Αἵμων ὁ Σοφοκλέουσ. (Aristotle, Rhetoric, Book 3, chapter 16 11:4)
  • οἰκιστὴσ δὲ Αἵμων ἐγένετο αὐταῖσ ὁ Λυκάονοσ, διαμεμένηκε δὲ καὶ ἐσ τόδε Αἱμονιὰσ τὸ χωρίον τοῦτο ὀνομάζεσθαι. (Pausanias, Description of Greece, , chapter 44 3:2)


  1. eager

  2. bloody


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

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