Παλλάς

See also: Πάλλας

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From παλλακίς (pallakis, concubine), most likely from Proto-Indo-European *parikehª (concubine, wanton woman), related to Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬐𐬁 (pairikā, demonic courtesan) and Manichaean Parthian pryg (parīg).[1]

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Παλλάς (Pallas) (genitive Παλλάδος) f, third declension

  1. Pallas, daughter of Triton
  2. Pallas (Athena)

Usage notesEdit

Παλλάς (Pallas) is feminine and uses the third declension stem Παλλάδ-. The similarly-spelt name Πάλλας (Pallas) is masculine and uses the different third declension stem Πάλλαντ-.

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • Παλλάδιον (Palladion)

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: Παλλάδα

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture
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