Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bel-. Cognates include Sanskrit बल (bala), Latin dēbilis, and Old Church Slavonic бол҄ии (boljĭjĭ).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /bel.tí.ɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /bɛlˈti.on/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /βelˈti.on/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /velˈti.on/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /velˈti.on/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    βελτῐ́ων (beltíōnm, f (neuter βέλτῐον); third declension

    1. comparative degree of ἀγαθός (agathós): better

    InflectionEdit

    Further readingEdit