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Ancient GreekEdit

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From παλλακίς (pallakís, concubine), most likely from Proto-Indo-European *parikeh₂ (concubine, wanton woman), related to Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬐𐬁 (pairikā, demonic courtesan) and Manichaean Parthian pryg (parīg).[1]


  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pal.lás/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /palˈlas/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /palˈlas/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /palˈlas/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /paˈlas/
  • Proper nounEdit

    Παλλάς (Pallásf (genitive Παλλάδος); third declension

    1. Pallas, daughter of Triton
    2. Pallas (Athena)

    Usage notesEdit

    Παλλάς (Pallás) is feminine and uses the third declension stem Παλλάδ-. The similarly-spelt name Πάλλας (Pállas) is masculine and uses the different third declension stem Πάλλαντ-.


    Derived termsEdit



    • Παλλάς in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Παλλάς in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Παλλάς in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • Παλλάς in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,003
    1. ^ Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture