From Θεσσαλός (Thessalós) "Thessalian" and νίκη (níkē) "victory." The woman was named by her father, Philip II in honor of his military victory in Thessaly. The city was named by Cassander in honour of his wife.
- (5th BC Attic): IPA: /tʰes̚saloni͜íkɛ͜ɛ/
- (1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /tʰɛs̚saloníːkeː/
- (4th AD Koine): IPA: /θes̚saloníki/
- (10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /θes̚saloníci/
- (15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /θesaloníci/
- Thessaloniki, a city in Greece.
- Thessalonica, daughter of Philip II, half-sister of Alexander the Great, and wife of Cassander, all three of whom were kings of Macedonia at one point.
- Bauer, Walter et al. (2001) A Greek-English Lexicon of the New Testament and Other Early Christian Literature, Third edition, Chicago: University of Chicago Press
- “G2332”, in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible, 1979
Θεσσαλονίκη • (Thessaloníki) f
- Thessaloniki (second biggest city in Greece)
Declension of Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessaloníki)
- Θεσσαλονικιός m (Thessalonikiós, “male from Thessaloniki”)
- Θεσσαλονικέας m (Thessalonikéas, “male from Thessaloniki”) (formal)
- Θεσσαλονικεύς m (Thessalonikéfs, “male from Thessaloniki”) (formal, dated)
- Θεσσαλονικιά f (Thessalonikiá, “female from Thessaloniki”)
- θεσσαλονικιώτικος (thessalonikiótikos) (adjective)
- Σαλονίκη f (Saloníki, “Salonica, Thessaloniki”) (colloquial)
- συμπρωτεύουσα f (symprotévousa, “second largest city, co-capital”) (often used to refer to Thessaloniki in Greece)