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Meaning of "Eumenides" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD EUMENIDES

From Greek, literally: the benevolent ones, from eumenēs benevolent, from eu- + menos spirit.
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PRONUNCIATION OF EUMENIDES

Eumenides  [juːˈmɛnɪˌdiːz] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EUMENIDES

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Eumenides is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES EUMENIDES MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Eumenides in the English dictionary

The definition of Eumenides in the dictionary is another name for the Furies, used by the Greeks as a euphemism.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EUMENIDES


cantharides
kænˈθærɪˌdiːz
caryopsides
ˌkærɪˈɒpsɪˌdiːz
chrysalides
krɪˈsælɪˌdiːz
Danaides
dəˈneɪɪˌdiːz
ephemerides
ˌɛfɪˈmɛrɪˌdiːz
epididymides
ˌɛpɪdɪˈdɪmɪˌdiːz
Euripides
jʊˈrɪpɪˌdiːz
Hebrides
ˈhɛbrɪˌdiːz
Hesperides
hɛˈspɛrɪˌdiːz
irides
ˈaɪrɪˌdiːz
Maimonides
maɪˈmɒnɪˌdiːz
meningitides
ˌmɛnɪnˈdʒaɪtɪˌdiːz
Parmenides
pɑːˈmɛnɪˌdiːz
Pheidippides
faɪˈdɪpɪˌdiːz
phlebitides
flɪˈbaɪtɪˌdiːz
Pierides
paɪˈɪərɪˌdiːz
pyxides
ˈpɪksɪˌdiːz
Simonides
saɪˈmɒnɪˌdiːz
Thucydides
θuːˈsɪdɪˌdiːz
vasculitides
ˌvæskjʊˈlaɪtɪˌdiːz

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EUMENIDES

Eula
eulachan
eulachon
Eulenspiegel
Euler
Euler-Chelpin
Euler´s circles

WORDS THAT END LIKE EUMENIDES

Alcides
Aristides
besides
bona fides
Guides
ides
Inner Hebrides
insides
ironsides
Laurentides
New Hebrides
Outer Hebrides
short back and sides
silversides
split one´s sides
strides
take sides
the Hebrides
topsides
upsides

Synonyms and antonyms of Eumenides in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Eumenides» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EUMENIDES

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The translations of Eumenides from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Eumenides» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

叫欧墨尼德斯
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Euménides
570 millions of speakers

English

Eumenides
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Eumenides
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المهذبون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Эвмениды
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Eumenides
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Eumenides
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Euménides
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Eumenides
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Eumeniden
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ユーメニデス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Eumenides
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Eumenides
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Eumenides
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Eumenides
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Eumenides
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Eumenides
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Eumenidi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Eumenides
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Евменіди
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Eumenidele
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Ευμενίδες
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Eumenides
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Eumenides
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Eumenides
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Eumenides

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EUMENIDES»

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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EUMENIDES» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Eumenides

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EUMENIDES»

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Aeschylus: Eumenides
Professor Sommerstein presents here a freshly constituted text, with introduction and commentary, of Eumenides, the final play in Aeschylus' Oresteia trilogy.
Alan H. Sommerstein, 1989
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The Oresteia (Agamemnon, The Libation-Bearers, and The ...
The importance of Æschylus in the development of the drama is immense.
Aeschylus, 2004
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Aeschylus: Eumenides
Eumenides and Greek Myth and Religion 1. The most useful starting point for the myths of Eumenides is Gantz, Early Greek Myth, 676-86. For specialized, detailed treatments of the myths behind Eumenides, see Sommerstein, Aeschylus: ...
Robin Mitchell-Boyask, 2013
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Masterpieces of Classic Greek Drama
SUMMARY OF THE EUMENIDES The Eumenides is the story of the trial of Orestes for matricide before a court of Athenian citizens at which Orestes is acquitted and the Furies agree to become resident deities guarding Athens. AESCHYLUS' ...
Helaine L. Smith, 2006
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On the number of the chorus in the Eumenides of Aeschylus
I PROFESSORIAL DLSéERTATIONS FOR 3§fi2_73. ( ______ ANCIENT grammarians tell us that the regular number of Choreutae in a Tragic Chorus was fifteen; ~and the Agamemnon and the Eumenides of [Eschylus are specified as plays in ...
Henry E. Malden, 1873
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Spoken Like a Woman: Speech and Gender in Athenian Drama
The second play also foreshadows the trial scene in the Eumenides by using judicial actions and language in connection with this positive use of peitho. At 972-1076, Orestes leaves the house and addresses the chorus, accompanied by  ...
Laura McClure, 1999
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Æschyli Eumenides, with Engl. notes, an Engl. verse tr. and ...
MIJLLERS SECOND DISSERTATION — THEORY CONCERNING THE POLITICAL OBJECTS OP THE EUMENIDES — ORIGIN AND PROGRESS OP THE AREOPAGUS — ITS POWERS — REVERED BY THE PEOPLE — ABRIDGED ...
Aeschylus, Bernard Drake, Carl Otfried Müller, 1853
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The Agamemnon, Choephori, and Eumenides of Aeschyles, tr. ...
Eumenides. 132. eirovpiaaaa rw. This use of rw for avrw is undoubtedly corrupt in 166 and 337 ; so also, as I think, in Agam. 7. I have no index that will tell of other such passages, but I think this ought to be (Vovpi'o-ao-d to>, i. e., rivi, " some ...
Aeschylus, 1865
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The Agamemnon, Choephori, and Eumenides
Eumenides. 132. eirovplo-ao-a ra. This use of r<ji for avrip is undoubtedly corrupt in 166 and 337 ; so also, as I think, in Agam. 7. I have no index that will tell of other such passages, but I think tliis ought to be iirovpio-ao-d ra, i. e., nvl, " some  ...
Aeschylus, 1865
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Aeschylus: Oresteia. Agamemnon ; Libation- bearers ; Eumenides
Aeschylus (c. 525–456 BCE) is the dramatist who made Athenian tragedy one of the world's great art forms.
Aeschylus, Alan H. Sommerstein, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EUMENIDES»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Eumenides is used in the context of the following news items.
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Why Greece Needs Its Classics More Than Ever
Most important, plays like The Eumenides are engines of political understanding, remapping our emotional responses in the face of the new ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Our top ten Greek tragedies in writing
Justice and consequences loom large in the third play, The Eumenides, as Orestes pays for the sins of the family. Medea (431 BC), Euripides «Irish Times, Jul 15»
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In search of the authentic: taking tragedy home
Their interpretation of Aeschylus' Eumenides was truly spectacular: it involved song, physical theatre and incredible ensemble sections. «Varsity Online, Jun 15»
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Review: In London, 'Oresteia' and 'King John' Examine Power
... “The Libation Bearers,” and “The Eumenides”) so that an ages-old study in retribution poses questions about the permanence — the need, ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
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REVIEW: Oresteia, Almeida Theatre
This is Oresteia, not The Oresteia, the trilogy of plays (Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, The Eumenides) which won Aeschylus a prize in ... «British Theatre, Jun 15»
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“Game of Thrones” politics: “What great thing has ever been …
In Aeschylus' “Eumenides,” Orestes is driven to the point of death, tormented for having killed his mother as revenge for the murder of his father ... «Salon, Jun 15»
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How the Greeks invented courtroom drama
At the Globe, Rory Mullarkey is knocking the three plays of the Oresteia – Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers and The Eumenides – into one ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Kill and counter-kill: why does the Oresteia still slay them?
The third, Eumenides, releases the drama from this blood-clotted atmosphere, ... Here, Eumenides presents an aetiology of Athens' own newly ... «The Guardian, May 15»
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Private I: When security products don't actually make you safer
I can guarantee you that if my hint to an old friend is “that terrible joke about Greek clothing” they would come up with “Euripdes, Eumenides. «Macworld, May 15»
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The True Story of Rupert Brooke
... in a production of “The Eumenides” during his first term at Cambridge. In July 1918, after three years of battling Brooke's formidable mother, ... «The New Yorker, Apr 15»

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