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Third declension Noun; 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: κληδών κληδόνος

Structure: κληδων (Stem)

Etym.: kle/w


  1. an omen or presage contained in a word or sound
  2. a rumour, tidings, report, news
  3. glory, repute
  4. a calling on, appeal
  5. a name, appellation


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.


  • καὶ τῶνδε κληδὼν ἐσ στράτευμ’ Ἀχαιϊκὸν ἐλθοῦσ’ ἀπώλεσέν μ’· (Euripides, The Trojan Women, episode, antistrophe 3 2:12)
  • ἀταλᾶσ ὑπὸ ματρὸσ <ἄρν’> Ἀργείων ὀρέων ποτὲ κληδὼν ἐν πολιαῖσι μένει φήμαισ εὐαρμόστοισ ἐν καλάμοισ Πᾶνα μοῦσαν ἡδύθροον πνέοντ’, ἀγρῶν ταμίαν, χρυσέαν καλλιπλόκαμον πορεῦσαι. (Euripides, choral, strophe 11)
  • κληδὼν γὰρ ἦλθεν εἰσ Ἐρεχθειδῶν πόλιν ὡσ σκῆπτρα χώρασ τῆσδ’ ἀναρπάσασ Λύκοσ ἐσ πόλεμον ὑμῖν καὶ μάχην καθίσταται. (Euripides, Heracles, episode, lyric 2:39)
  • "ὡσ γὰρ ὁλκὴ μία καθ’ αὑτὴν οὐκ ἄγει τὸν ζυγόν, ἰσορροποῦντι δὲ βάρει προστιθεμένη κλίνει τὸ σύμπαν ἐφ’ , ἑαυτήν οὕτω πταρμὸσ ἢ κληδὼν ἤ τι τοιοῦτον σύμβολον καὶ κοῦφον, ἐμβριθῆ διάνοιαν ἐπισπάσασθαι πρὸσ πρᾶξιν· (Plutarch, De genio Socratis, section 113)
  • "οὕτω μαντικῇ ψυχῇ πταρμὸσ ἢ κληδὼν οὐ μέγα καθ’ αὑτὸ σύμβολον δὲ μεγάλου συμπτώματοσ· (Plutarch, De genio Socratis, section 12 1:4)


  1. a rumour

  2. glory

  3. a calling on

  4. a name


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

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