Ἀθῆναι

Ancient GreekEdit

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Alternative formsEdit

  • Ἀθᾶναι (Athanai) (Doric)

EtymologyEdit

Plural of Ἀθήνη (Athēnē, Athena).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ἀθῆναι (Athēnai) (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 (Athēnē).

Derived termsEdit

  • Ἀθήναζε (Athēnaze)
  • Ἀθήναια (Athēnaia)
  • Ἀθηναῖος (Athēnaios)
  • Ἀθηναϊσταί (Athēnaïstai)
  • Ἀθήνηθεν (Athēnēthen)
  • Ἀθήνησιν (Athēnēsin)
  • Ἀθηνιάω (Athēniaō)
  • Ἀθηνόθεν (Athēnothen)

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