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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Pre-Greek, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰer- (to hold). Related to θρᾶνος (thrânos), θρῆνυς (thrênus).[1]

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NounEdit

θρόνος (thrónosm (genitive θρόνου); second declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Aeolic, Koine)

  1. seat
  2. throne
    • 300 BCE – 200 BCE, Theocritus, Thalysia :
      τά που καὶ Ζηνὸς ἐπὶ θρόνον ἄγαγε φάμα
      tá pou kaì Zēnòs epì thrónon ágage pháma

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “θρόνος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 558

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θρόνος.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈθronos/
  • Hyphenation: θρό‧νος

NounEdit

θρόνος (thrónosm (plural θρόνοι)

  1. throne
    αυτοκρατορικός, πατριαρχικός, παπικός θρόνοςaftokratorikós, patriarchikós, papikós thrónosimperial, patriarchic, papal throne
  2. monarchy, the royal office
    ο θρόνος της Αγγλίαςo thrónos tis AnglíasEnglish monarchy (literally:throne).
    σφετεριστής του θρόνουsfeteristís tou thrónouusurperer of the throne
    ανάρρηση στο θρόνοanárrisi sto thrónothe proclamation to the throne
    χηρεύει ο θρόνοςchirévei o thrónosthe throne is vacant (literally: widowed)

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SynonymsEdit

  • θρονί n (throní, throne or any seat) (literature)

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