Gender Masculine
Scripts Πάρις(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. PA-REES(Classical Greek)
PAR-is(English)
PEHR-is(English)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, possibly of Luwian or Hittite origin. In Greek mythology he was the Trojan prince who kidnapped Helen and began the Trojan War. Though presented as a somewhat of a coward in the Iliad, he did manage to slay the great hero Achilles. He was himself eventually slain in battle by Philoctetes.

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Other Languages & CulturesParide(Italian)
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Entry updated May 29, 2020