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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 *dheigʷ (to stick, set up).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. The garden owned by Persian nobility
  2. garden
  3. (biblical) Garden of Eden
  4. 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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