άιντε

GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • άντε (áde) and more interchangeable interjections

EtymologyEdit

Either from fusion of άι (ái) and άντε (ánte),[1] or borrowed from Ottoman Turkish هایده(hayde), هایدی(haydi).[2]

Also see etymologies of άντε (ánte), άμε (áme), άι (ái).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaj.de/
    also idiomatic /ˈhaj.de/, /ˈhaj.te/ [2]
  • Hyphenation: άι‧ντε

InterjectionEdit

άιντε (áinte)

  1. Alternative form of άντε (ánte)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ άντε in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Borrowing from Turkish is supported especially if pronounced “χάιντε” /ˈhajde/, with the voicelesss fricative /h/ which is not a Modern Greek sound. In this case, it is a monolectic urging interjection meaning “Let's!”.