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Scripts Αιθρα, Αἴθρη
Pronounced Pron. EE-thrə
Other Forms FormsAithra
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Contributor Contrib.Leona on 2/3/2007
Meaning & History
Latinized form of Greek Αιθρη (Aithre
) meaning "bright, purer air; the sky" in Greek (from aithein
"to burn, shine"). This was the name of several characters in Greek myth including the mother of Theseus
, a captive of Troy, at the service of Helen
until the city was besieged.