Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: perseus
IPA transcription: [p'ɝsiəs]
Pronunciations of perseus
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: Perseus
    Meaning: a conspicuous constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Auriga and Cassiopeia and crossed by the Milky Way
  • Synonyms: Perseus
    Meaning: (Greek mythology) the son of Zeus who slew Medusa (with the help of Athena and Hermes) and rescued Andromeda from a sea monster
Usage examples
  • And they cried: "We will be men like Perseus, and we will dare and suffer to the last.
  • And so the power of the descendants of Pelops came to be greater than that of the descendants of Perseus.
  • And there, too, Mopsus died, the seer who knew the voices of all birds; but he could not foretell his own end, for he was bitten in the foot by a snake, one of those which sprang from the Gorgon's head when Perseus carried it across the sands.
  • And he sung the song of Perseus, how the Gods led him over land and sea, and how he slew the loathly Gorgon, and won himself a peerless bride; and how he sits now with the Gods upon Olympus, a shining star in the sky, immortal with his immortal bride, and honoured by all men below.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Greek mythology, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Binary star, License CC BY-SA 4.0
2. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Supermassive black hole, License CC BY-SA 4.0