Echidna (meethologie)

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In Greek meethologie, Echidna (/ɪˈkɪdnə/; Greek: Ἔχιδνα, "She-Viper")[1] wis a monster, hauf-woman an hauf-snake, who lived alane in a cave. She wis the mate o the maist fearsome monster Typhon. She wis kent primarily for bein the mither o monsters,[2] an mony o the mair famous monsters in Greek meeth wur said tae be her offspring.

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  1. Variant o ἔχις, an aa meanin "viper" frae Proto-Indo-European *h1hi- (see R. S. P. Beekes, Etymological Dictionary of Greek, Brill, 2009, p. 489).
  2. Ogden 2013a, p. 81.