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Of Anatolian origin. Compare Hittite 𒋫𒊒𒄿𒊭 (Ta-ru-(ú-)i-ša, Troy), which must be read /Trūisa/, and also Mycenaean Greek 𐀵𐀫𐀊 (to-ro-ja, Trojan woman).

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Τροίᾱ (Troíāf (genitive Τροίας); first declension

  1. Troy

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  • Greek: Τροία (Troía)
  • Latin: Trōia
  • Turkish: Troya, Truva

References edit

  • Τροία”, in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Τροία”, in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Τροία in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Τροία”, 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 1,028
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 1511

Greek edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek Τροία (Troía).

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  • IPA(key): [ˈtri.a]
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  • Homophone: τρία (tría)
  • Hyphenation: Τροί‧α

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Τροία (Troíaf

  1. Troy

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