μαντεία

See also: μαντεῖα

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From μᾰντεύομαι (manteúomai, I divine, prophesy) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

μᾰντείᾱ (manteíāf (genitive μᾰντείᾱς); first declension

  1. prophecy, divination, oracle
  2. The power to prophesy or divine

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: -mancy
  • Finnish: -mantia

ReferencesEdit



GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /manˈdi.a/
  • Hyphenation: μα‧ντεί‧α

Etymology 1Edit

Learnedly, from Ancient Greek μαντεία (manteía).

NounEdit

μαντεία (manteíaf (plural μαντείες)

  1. divination
  2. The power to prophesy or divine

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • and see: μάντης m (mántis, prophet; clairvoyante)

Etymology 2Edit

Monotonic spelling of μαντεῖα, plural of μαντείο, μαντεῖον n (manteîon, oracle).

NounEdit

μαντεία (manteían

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative plural form of μαντείο (manteío).