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παράδεισος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬸𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (paiṛidaēza, walled enclusure, encompassing), from Old Iranian *pari-daiza, from 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌 (pairi, around) and 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daēza, wall). 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daēza, wall) may be from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeygʷ- (to stick, set up).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

παράδεισος (parádeisos) (genitive παραδείσου); m, second declension

  1. the garden owned by the Persian nobility
  2. garden
  3. (biblical) Garden of Eden
  4. the afterlife location of the blessed: paradise

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek παράδεισος (parádeisos)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

παράδεισος (parádeisosm (plural παράδεισοι)

  1. paradise

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