νυχθήμερον

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From νύξ (nuks, night) + ἡμέρα (hēmera, day)

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NounEdit

νυχθήμερον (nukhthēmeron) (genitive νυχθημέρου) n, second declension

  1. a day and night, the space of 24 hours
    • mid 1st century AD, Παῦλος (Paulos), Προς Κορινθίους Β' (Pros Korinthious B'), 11:25:
      τρὶς ἐραβδίσθην, ἅπαξ ἐλιθάσθην, τρὶς ἐναυάγησα, νυχθήμερον ἐν τῷ βυθῷ πεποίηκα·
      I was thrice beaten with a rod, once stoned, thrice shipwrecked, and spent a day and night in the sea.

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Last modified on 9 February 2014, at 15:54