Don't know how to pronounce the Greek names of your favorite characters? No worries! Check out the handy dandy Greek names pronunciation guide below, developed by Debbie Andreen.

GREEK NAMES PRONUNCIATION GUIDE

Achaeans


ah KEY ens




Acheron


AK ur on




Achilles


Uh-KILL-eez




Acteon


ak TEE un




Adgistis


a JISS tis




Admetus


ad MEE tus




Adrasteia


uh DRAS tee uh




Aeneas


ee NEE us




Aeolus


EE eh les




Aiakos


ay YA kos




Algaea


al JEE ah




Alecto


uh LEK toh




Algaia


al GAY ah




Amphisbaena


am fes BEE nah




Amphitrite


am feh TRY tee




Anteros


an TAIR os




Antiope


an TY oh pee




Aphrodite


a fro DIE tee




Apollo


uh-PAUL-oh




Apotheosis


ah pah thee OH sus




Arcas


AR cuss




Ares


AIR eez




Arges


ARE jiz




Ariadne


AIR ee AD nee




Arion


AIR ee un




Aristaios


AIR is TY ohs




Artemis


AR tuh miss




Ascalaphus


as CAL a fus




Asklepios


as KLEEP ee us




Asphodel


ASS fah dill




Asterion


as TEER ee on




Athena


a-THEE-nuh




Atlas


AT luss




Atropos


A (like cat) trah pahs




Augean Stables


aw JEE un




Baqlawa


BOCK la va




Boracay


BOR ah cay




Boreas


BOR ee us




Bosporus


BOSS pur us




Briareos


bri AR ee os




Brontes


BRAUN teez




Cerberus


SER ber us




Charon


KAIR en




Charybdis


kur RIB dis




Chione


KY uh nee




Chiron


KEER on




Chrysaor


CRY say or




Clotho


CLOH thoh




Cocytus


co KYE tus




Cronos


CROW nus




Cubie


KEW bee




Curetes


cur RET eez




Cyclopes


sy CLOH peez




Cybele


SEH bul ee




Daedalus


DAY dul lus




Deimos


DEE mows




Deity


DEE ah tee




Delos


DEE lahs




Demeter


duh MEE ter




Dione


dy OH nee




Dionysus


die uh NYE sus




Echidna


uh KID nuh




Eirene


ee REE nee




Enyalios


en YAY lee os




Enyo


eh NY yo




Eos


EE as




Erebus


AIR ah bus




Eris


AIR us




Eros


EAR ohs




Eunomia


you NO mee ah




Euphrosyne


yew FRAHS sin nee




Eurydice


yur RID ah see




Eurynome


yur RIN ah mee




Gaia


GUY ah




Galin


GAY lin




Geryon


GER yawn




Hades


HAY deez




Harmonia


har MO nee ah




Hecate


HEH kah tee




Hecuba


HEH kew bah




Helios


HEEL lee ohs




Hephaestus


heh FEST us




Hera


HAIR uh




Heracles


HAIR uh cleez




Heraklion


her RACK lee on




Hermaphroditus


her maa fro DYE tus




Hermes


HER meez




Hesiod


HEE see ud




Hesperides


hes PER ah deez




Hestia


HES tee ah




Hippolyta


heh PAUL eh tah




Hydra


HI druh




Hypnos


HIP nos




Ida


EYE duh




Iolaus


eye oh LAY us




Kaveh Grahib


kah veh graw HEEB




Ketamine


KEY tah meen




Keto


KEY tow




Kithairon, Mount


KEY thair on




Knossos


NAW ses




Lachesis


LACK eh sis




Ladon


LAY dun




Laodice


lay ODD eh see




Lethe


LEE thee




Leto


LEE toh




Litohoro


li TOE ho ro




Maenads


MEE nahds




Matapan, Cape


MAT (like cat) ah PAN




Majorelle Gardens


mah jah RELL




Medusa


meh DOO suh




Megaera


ma GEER ah




Melinoe


MEL uh no




Metis


may TEES or MEE tis




Minos


MY nus




Minotaur


MIN ah tor




Mont Forel


mont FOUR el




Mytikas


MIT uh kus




Nereids


NEER ee ids




Oceanid


oh SEE ah nid




Odysseus


o DEE see us




Orpheus


OR phee us




Palaistra


pah LES trah




Papasan chair


PAH pah sahn




Pasithea


pa SITH ee ah




Pelops


PEE lops




Perins Peak


PAIR ens




Persephone


per SEF fuh nee




Philotes


fil LOW teez




Phlegethon


FLEG eh thon




Phorcys


FOR sis




Polyhymnia


poly HIM nee ah




Polyphemus


paul ah FEE mus




Poseidon


puh SI duhn




Priam


PRY um or PREE um




Prometheus


pro MEE thee us




Rhadamanthys


rah dah MAN this




Rhea


REE ah or RAY uh




Rhode


ROE dee




Sahin


Sha HEEN




Satyrs


SAY turs




Scylla


SIL uh




Scythe


SIGH th




Selene


suh LEEN




Semele


SEM uh lee




Sisyphus


SIS a fuss




Steropes


STAIR uh peez




Stymphalus


STEM fa lus




Styx


Stix




Tartarus


TAR tah rus




Thalia


thuh LY uh




Thanatos


THAN uh tos




Theseus


THEE soos




Thetis


THEE tus




Thrace


Thrays




ThyrsusTHUR sus


THUR sus




Tiresias


ty REE see us




Tisiphone


tih SIPH oh nee




Tyche


TY key




Uranus


YUR en us




Wight


WHYt




Zeus


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