μάντις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably related to μαίνομαι (maínomai, I am mad, raving), in any case from Proto-Indo-European *men- (mind, to think).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

μᾰ́ντῐς (mántism (genitive μᾰ́ντεως); third declension

  1. seer, prophet, soothsayer
  2. mantis

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DescendantsEdit

  • New Latin: mantis

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