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νυχθήμερον

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From νύξ (núx, night) + ἡμέρα (hēméra, day)

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /nykʰ.tʰɛ̌ː.me.ron/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /nykʰˈtʰe.mɛ.ron/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /nyxˈθi.me.ron/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /nyxˈθi.me.ron/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /nixˈθi.me.ron/
  • NounEdit

    νῠχθήμερον (nukhthḗmeronn (genitive νῠχθημέρου); second declension

    1. a day and night, the space of 24 hours
      • mid 1st century AD, Παῦλος (Paûlos), Προς Κορινθίους Β' (Pros Korinthíous B'), 11:25:
        τρὶς ἐραβδίσθην, ἅπαξ ἐλιθάσθην, τρὶς ἐναυάγησα, νυχθήμερον ἐν τῷ βυθῷ πεποίηκα·
        I was thrice beaten with a rod, once stoned, thrice shipwrecked, and spent a day and night in the sea.

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