περισπωμένη

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Present middle active feminine participle of περισπάω (perispáō).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

περῐσπωμένη (perispōménēf (genitive περῐσπωμένης); first declension

  1. the Greek circumflex ( ͂ )

DeclensionEdit

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ParticipleEdit

περῐσπωμένη (perispōménē)

  1. nominative/vocative singular feminine of περῐσπώμενος (perispṓmenos)

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: περισπωμένη (perispoméni)

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Substantivised feminine of the ancient participle περισπώμενος (perispṓmenos). (See the ancient περισπωμένη).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pe.ri.spoˈme.ni/
  • Hyphenation: πε‧ρι‧σπω‧μέ‧νη

NounEdit

περισπωμένη (perispoménif (plural περισπωμένες)

  1. (typography, grammar) circumflex ( ͂ ) (a diacritical mark, used in the polytonic script of Greek)

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural 'περισπωμένες' is an established deviation from the expected περισπώμενες. It occurs at the declension of the modern noun only. As a modern participle and at its adjectival use it retains its original accent:
    η περισπωμένη συλλαβή - οι περισπώμενες συλλαβέςi perispoméni syllaví - oi perispómenes syllavésthe 'circumflexed' syllable - the 'circumflexed' syllables

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

ParticipleEdit

περισπωμένη (perispoméni)

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative singular feminine form of περισπώμενος (perispómenos).