παρθένος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin.

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PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

παρθένος (parthenosm, παρθένος f, παρθένον n; second declension

  1. maidenly
  2. chaste

InflectionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • παρθένιος

NounEdit

παρθένος (parthenos) (genitive παρθένου) f, second declension

  1. young, unmarried woman; maiden
  2. virgin
  3. pupil
  4. epithet of various goddesses, most commonly of Athena

Usage notesEdit

Παρθένος was sometimes used as a masculine noun to denote a young, unmarried man in later Greek.

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GreekEdit

AdjectiveEdit

παρθένος (parthénosm,  feminine: παρθένα (parthéna) or παρθένος (parthénos), neuter: παρθένο (parthéno)

  1. virgin
    η Παρθένος Μαρία (the Virgin Mary)
  2. pure, unadulterated

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NounEdit

παρθένος (parthénosf (plural παρθένοι)

  1. virgin
  2. Virgo (someone born under that zodiacal sign)

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 23:31