πολίτης

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From πόλις ‎(pólis, city) +‎ -ῑ́της ‎(-ī́tēs)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

πολῑ́της ‎(polī́tēsm ‎(genitive πολῑ́του); first declension

  1. citizen
  2. freeman
  3. fellow citizen, compatriot

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

πολίτης ‎(polítism, f ‎(plural πολίτες, feminine πολίτις)

  1. citizen, resident of town or city
    Αμερικανός πολίτης (American citizen)
  2. civilian, not of the church or armed forces

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

see: πόλη
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