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ἐπώνυμος 1 ὄνυμα, aeolic for ὄνομα

I.given as a name, τῷ Ὀδυσεὺς ὄνομ᾽ ἐπώνυμος Odysseus is the name given him, Od.; Ἀλκυόνην καλέεσκον ἐπώνυμον Alcyone they called her by name, Il.; Ἀρήτη δ᾽ ὄνομ᾽ ἐστὶν ἐπώνυμον Arete (the Desired) is the name given her, Od.
2.named besides, surnamed, Hdt.
3.named after a person or thing, c. gen., id=Hdt., Trag.; also, ἐπ. ἐπί τινος Hdt.
II.act. giving one's name to a thing or person, ἐπώνυμον (sc. τὸ σάκος), which gives thee thy name (of Eurysaces), Soph. Athens, οἱ ἐπώνυμοι (sc. ἥρωες), the heroes after whom the Attic φυλαί had their names, Dem.
b.ἄρχων ἐπ. the first Archon, who gave his name to the current year.

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