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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From *ϝέσπερος (*wésperos), from Proto-Indo-European *wek(ʷ)speros. Cognates include Latin vesper, Old Armenian գիշեր (gišer) and Old Church Slavonic вєчєръ (večerŭ).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hés.pe.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)ɛs.pɛ.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈes.pe.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈes.pe.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈes.pe.ros/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    ἕσπερος (hésperosm, f (neuter ἕσπερον); second declension

    1. of or at evening
    2. (masculine substantive) evening
    3. (masculine substantive) the evening star, Venus (shortened form of ἕσπερος ἀστήρ (hésperos astḗr))
    4. western

    InflectionEdit

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