Gender Feminine
Scripts Ἑκάβη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. HEHK-yuw-bə(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of Greek Ἑκάβη (Hekabe), which is of uncertain meaning. According to Greek mythology this was the name of the primary wife of King Priam of Troy. By him she was the mother of Hector, Paris, Cassandra and many others.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020