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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From ἐ- (e-, augment) + *ḱe (deictic particle) + Proto-Indo-European *h₁enos (that) (compare ἔνη (énē)). Middle part also in Latin ce-dō, cis, hi-c(e), last part also in Latin enim, nam, etc..

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.kêː.nos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛˈki.nos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /eˈki.nos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /eˈci.nos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /eˈci.nos/
  • PronounEdit

    ἐκεῖνος (ekeînos) (Epic, Attic, Koine)

    1. (demonstrative) that
      1. (of place, to indicate something farther from the speaker) there
      2. (of time, to indicate something farther in the past)
        1. (to indicate something previously mentioned)
        2. (in contrast to οὗτος (hoûtos)) the former
      3. (of someone or something famous or infamous)

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