Complete Definition of "Achilles"

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English

Etymology
Unknown origin, possibly from the name of the river (Αχελώος, w:Acheloos River|Akheloös) before the arrival of the Greeks.

Proper noun
Achilles

  1. Greek mythology son of Peleus and Thetis, prince and leader of the Myrmidons; great warrior of the Achaean (Greek) camp, killed in the Trojan War; central character of the w:Iliad|Iliad.

Translations
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trans-top|Greek mythical hero
Basque: Akil
Bulgarian: Ахил, Ахилес
Catalan: Aquilles
Chinese: 阿喀琉斯 (ākāliúsī)
Croatian: t-|hr|Ahil|m, t-|hr|Ahilej|m
Czech: t-|cs|Achilleus
Danish: t-|da|Achilleus
Dutch: t-|nl|Achilles
Estonian: t-|et|Achilleus
Finnish: t-|fi|Akhilleus, t-|fi|Akilles
French: t-|fr|Achille
German: t-|de|Achilleus
Greek

  • Ancient: Αχιλλεύς (:el:Αχιλλέας|^)
  • Modern: Αχιλλέας (Achilléas)

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Hebrew: אכילס (Ahils)
Hungarian: t-|hu|Akhilleusz
Indonesian: t-|id|Achilles|xs=Indonesian
Interlingua: Achilles
Italian: t+|it|Achille
Japanese: t-|ja|アキレス|trakiresu|scJpan, t-|ja|アキレウス|trakireusu|scJpan
Latin: t+|la|Achilles|alt=Achillēs
Polish: t-|pl|Achilles
Portuguese: t-|pt|Aquiles
Russian: t-|ru|Ахилл|trAkhíl|scCyrl, t-|ru|Ахиллес|trAkhillés|scCyrl
Slovene: t+|sl|Ahil
Spanish: t-|es|Aquiles
Swedish: t-|sv|Akilles
Ukrainian: Ахіллес (Akhilles)
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Derived terms
Achilles heel
Achilles tendon

Category:English proper nouns


Dutch

Proper noun
Achilles

  1. Achilles

Category:Dutch proper nouns


Latin

Noun
Achillēs, Wiktionary Appendix:Latin third declension|-illis m

  1. #English|Achilles

Category:Latin proper nouns


Polish

Proper noun
Achilles

  1. Achilles

Category:Polish proper nouns

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