Ἑλλήσποντος

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COMPOUND: Ἑλλήσποντος, -ου
CATEGORIZATION: N [N+N]
MEANING: ‘Hellespont’ or ‘sea of Helle’
ETYMOLOGY:  Ἕλλη-ς ‘Helle’ (daughter of Athamas, who was drowned therein) + πόντος ‘sea’
OCCURRENCE: Il. II, 845; VII, 86; IX, 360; XII, 30; XV, 233; XVII, 432; XVIII, 150; XXIII, 2; XXIV, 346; 545; Od. XXIV, 82
CASE/GENDER/NUMBER: dat. m. sg., acc. sg., nom. sg.
HEADEDNESS: endocentric (right-headed)
CLASSIFICATION: subordinate (argument-N) – tatpuruṣa (N-governing)
NOTES: case form (genitive) as first member