πιστός

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*bʰeydʰ-

From πιθ- ‎(pith-), zero-grade of the root of πείθω ‎(peíthō, to persuade; to trust), +‎ -τος ‎(-tos, verbal adjective suffix).

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

πιστός ‎(pistósm ‎(feminine πιστή, neuter πιστόν); first/second declension

  1. (passive) faithful, trusty
  2. (active)
    1. faithful, believing
    2. obedient, loyal

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • πιστός in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πιστός

AdjectiveEdit

πιστός ‎(pistósm, feminine: πιστή (pistí), neuter: πιστό (pistó)

  1. faithful, true
    ένας πιστός φίλος (a faithful friend)
  2. perfect
    ένα πιστό αντίγραφο (a perfect copy)

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

πιστός ‎(pistósm ‎(plural πιστοί, feminine πιστή)

  1. (religion) believer (usually in the plural)

DeclensionEdit

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