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ἐλεημοσύνη

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἐλεήμων (eleḗmōn, pitiful, merciful) +‎ -σῠ́νη (-súnē) from ἐλεέω (eleéō, have pity on).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.le.ɛː.mo.sý.nɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛ.lɛ.e.moˈsy.ne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /e.le.i.moˈsy.ni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /e.le.i.moˈsy.ni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /e.le.i.moˈsi.ni/
  • NounEdit

    ἐλεημοσῠ́νη (eleēmosúnēf (genitive ἐλεημοσῠ́νης); first declension

    1. pity, mercy
    2. alms, charity

    InflectionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Further readingEdit