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Ἀθῆναι

Ancient GreekEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Plural of Ἀθήνη (Athḗnē, Athena).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ἀθῆναι (Athênai) (genitive Ἀθηνῶν); f, first declension

  1. Athens.

InflectionEdit

Usage notesEdit

While the city name is plural from the Classical period on, Homer uses a singular form: Ἀθήνη (Athḗnē).

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Strong's Concordance number: G116
  • p. 1003 in S. C. Woodhouse’s English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language. Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited. 1950.