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EtymologyEdit

From σελήνη (selḗnē).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /se.lɛ̌ː.nɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /sɛˈle.ne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /seˈli.ni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /seˈli.ni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /seˈli.ni/
  • Proper nounEdit

    Σελήνη (Selḗnēf (genitive Σελήνης); first declension

    1. the earth's Moon
    2. Selene, Greek mythological goddess of the Moon

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    The personal name rarely takes a definite article.

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    Further readingEdit

    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,025

    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek Σελήνη (Selḗnē).

    PronunciationEdit

    Proper nounEdit

    Σελήνη (Selínif

    1. (formal, literary, poetic) Moon (the earth's orbiting satellite)

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