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πολίτης

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

πολῑ́της (polī́tēs) (genitive πολῑ́του); m, first declension

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

InflectionEdit

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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