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EtymologyEdit

From μᾰθη- (mathē-), a combining form of μᾰνθᾰ́νω (manthánō, to teach), + -τής (-tḗs, masculine agent-noun suffix).

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μᾰθητής (mathētḗsm (genitive μᾰθητοῦ); first declension (Attic, Ionic)

  1. learner, pupil
    • 460 BCE – 420 BCE, Herodotus, Histories 4.77.1
      ὡς [] Ἀνάχαρσις [] τῆς Ἑλλάδος μαθητὴς γένοιτο
      hōs [] Anákharsis [] tês Helládos mathētḕs génoito
      that Anacharsis became a student of Greece
    • 200 BCE – 100 BCE, Moschus, Collected Works 3.95
    1. pupil of a philosopher or rhetorician

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek μαθητής (mathētḗs).

NounEdit

μαθητής (mathitísm (plural μαθητές, feminine μαθήτρια)

  1. pupil, student, schoolboy
  2. disciple

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