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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Of unknown origin. Possibilities include:

  • A reduplicated form of σοφός (sophos, "wise").
  • A deriviative of σίσυς (sisys, "a goat's skin").[1]
  • A Pre-Greek loan[2].

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Σῑ́συφος ‎(Sī́suphosm ‎(genitive Σισύφου); second declension

  1. Sisyphus

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,025
  2. ^ RSP Beekes, Greek etymological dictionary
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