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ScriptsΩριων Ancient Greek
PronouncedPron.AW-REE-AWN Classical Greek
o-RIE-ən English

Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, but possibly related to Greek ‘οριον (horion) meaning "boundary, limit". Alternatively it may be derived from Akkadian Uru-anna meaning "light of the heavens". This is the name of a constellation, which gets its name from a legendary Greek hunter who was killed by a scorpion sent by the earth goddess Gaia.


celestial, constellations, Harry Potter characters, hunters, nature, Power Rangers characters, saints, space, uncertain etymology
Entry updated July 11, 2018   Contribute