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See also: Νίκη and νίκῃ

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps of Proto-Indo-European origin and cognate with νεῖκος (neîkos), Lithuanian ap-nìkti (to attack).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

νῑ́κη (nī́kēf (genitive νῑ́κης); first declension

  1. the act of winning: victory, success [+genitive = over, in something]
    1. things won in victory, fruits of victory
    2. the upper hand, advantage

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Derived termsEdit

Given names derived from νίκη (níkē)

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

νίκη (níkif (plural νίκες)

  1. victory

DeclensionEdit

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