See also: εκείνος

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From ἐ- ‎(e-, augment) + *κε ‎(*ke, 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 e-nim, nam, etc..

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PronounEdit

ἐκεῖνος ‎(ekeînos) (Epic, Attic, Koine Greek)

  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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ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill
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