What is another word for hellene?

Pronunciation: [hˈɛliːn] (IPA)

Hellene is a term that typically refers to an ancient Greek person or according to the modern usage, someone of Greek descent. Synonyms for Hellene include Greek, Grecian, Hellenic, Pelasgian, or even Athenian. However, each of these terms may carry slightly different connotations depending on the context in which they are used. Greek is the most commonly used synonym for Hellene, but it is broader in scope, encompassing the language and culture of modern Greece as well. Hellenic is used to describe the cultural and historical aspects of Greece. Pelasgian refers to prehistoric and ancient Greeks and is rarely used in modern language. Finally, the term Athenian is specific to residents of the ancient city-state of Athens.

Synonyms for Hellene:

What are the hypernyms for Hellene?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Hellene?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for hellene (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Hellene?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Hellene

The swart hellene stood no nonsense from his handsome mistress.
William McFee
She was about to enter a carriage to drive to the house of a friend of the hellene, a gentleman named Dainopoulos, when a young man with glorious blond hair and little golden moustache, his blue eyes wide open and very anxious, almost pushed her away and got in, giving the driver an address.
William McFee
Often have I crossed Thy plain with tidings from the hellene host.
"The Trojan Women of Euripides"

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