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nenikikamen

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EtymologyEdit

Transliteration of Ancient Greek νενικήκαμεν (nenikḗkamen, we are victorious).

InterjectionEdit

nenikikamen

  1. We have won (the cry of Pheidippides after reaching Athens from Marathon).
    • 1971, Antoniou, Theodore (Greek composer, b 1935)
      Nenikikamen — title of choral work.
    • 1967, Chase, Ilka. Fresh from the Laundry
      As he reached the city he gasped out Nenikikamen! and fell dead.

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