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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /sǐː.sy.pʰos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈsi.sy.pʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsi.sy.ɸos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsi.sy.fos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsi.si.fos/
  • Proper nounEdit

    Σῑ́σῠφος (Sī́suphosm (genitive Σῑσῠ́φου); second declension

    1. Sisyphus
      Τὸν Θάνατον ὁ Σίσυφος ἔδησεν.
      Tòn Thánaton ho Sísuphos édēsen.
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    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

    Further readingEdit

    • Σίσυφος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[2], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.