See also: αλήθεια

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From ἀληθής(alēthḗs, true) +‎ -ιᾰ(-ia, abstract noun suffix), from ἀ-(a-, not) and λήθω(lḗthō, I escape notice, I am hidden) — whence English lethargy(sluggishness) — ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂-(to hide).

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NounEdit

ἀλήθεια ‎(alḗtheiaf ‎(genitive ἀληθείας); first declension

  1. not a lie
  2. truth
  3. (Septuagint, plural form?) the Thummim

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