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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root of πείθω (peíthō, I persuade) +‎ -νος (-nos, adjective suffix).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pi.tʰa.nós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pi.tʰaˈnos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pi.θaˈnos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pi.θaˈnos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pi.θaˈnos/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    πῐθᾰνός (pithanósm (feminine πῐθᾰνή, neuter πῐθᾰνόν); first/second declension

    1. persuasive, influential, winning
    2. plausible, credible
    3. (art) true to nature, natural
    4. easy to persuade, credulous
    5. obedient, docile

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From the Ancient Greek πιθανός (pithanós).

    AdjectiveEdit

    πιθανός (pithanósm (feminine πιθανή, neuter πιθανό)

    1. probable, likely

    DeclensionEdit

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    Further readingEdit

    • πιθανός in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]