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Ἑκάτη

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Ancient GreekEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an Anatolian language. Often incorrectly derived from ἑκάς (hekás, far away) (compare ἑκάεργος (hekáergos, far working), an epithet of Apollo).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /he.ká.tɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /(h)ɛˈka.te/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /eˈka.ti/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /eˈka.ti/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /eˈka.ti/
  • Proper nounEdit

    Ἑκᾰ́τη (Hekátēf (genitive Ἑκᾰ́της); first declension

    1. Hecate

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    ReferencesEdit

    • Ἑκάτη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Ἑκάτη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Ἑκάτη in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2018)
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,012
    • 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