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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀγαπάω (agapáō, to love) +‎ -τος (-tos).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.ɡa.pɛː.tós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /a.ɡa.peˈtos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /a.ɣa.piˈtos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /a.ɣa.piˈtos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /a.ɣa.piˈtos/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    ᾰ̓γᾰπητός (agapētósm (feminine ᾰ̓γᾰπητή, neuter ᾰ̓γᾰπητόν); first/second declension

    1. beloved, dear (sometimes with a sense of uniqueness: solely beloved)
    2. desirable, delightful
    3. worthy of love, loveable
    4. That which causes contentment

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