Gender Feminine
Scripts Τισιφόνη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. ti-SIF-ə-nee(English)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means "avenging murder" in Greek, derived from τίσις (tisis) meaning "vengeance" and φόνος (phonos) meaning "murder". This was the name of one of the Furies or Ἐρινύες (Erinyes) in Greek mythology. She killed Cithaeron with the bite of one of the snakes on her head.


Entry updated December 7, 2022