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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain origin.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

παρθένος ‎(parthénosm, f ‎(neuter παρθένον); second declension

  1. maidenly
  2. chaste

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NounEdit

παρθένος ‎(parthénosf ‎(genitive παρθένου); second declension

  1. young, unmarried woman; maiden
  2. virgin
  3. pupil
  4. epithet of various goddesses, most commonly of Athena

Usage notesEdit

Παρθένος was sometimes used as a masculine noun to denote a young, unmarried man in later Greek.

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GreekEdit

AdjectiveEdit

παρθένος ‎(parthénosm ‎(feminine παρθένα or παρθένος, neuter παρθένο)

  1. virgin
    η Παρθένος Μαρία (the Virgin Mary)
  2. pure, unadulterated

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NounEdit

παρθένος ‎(parthénosf ‎(plural παρθένοι)

  1. virgin
  2. Virgo (someone born under that zodiacal sign)

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