ἐλεημοσύνη

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel ύ by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

NounEdit

ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosúnēf (genitive ἐλεημοσύνης); first declension

  1. pity, mercy
  2. alms, charity

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