See also: Ηλίας and Ἠλίας
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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Hebrew אֵלִיָּה.

PronunciationEdit

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel ί 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.

Proper nounEdit

Ἡλίᾱς (Hēlíāsm (genitive Ἡλίου); first declension

  1. Elijah, an Israelite prophet.

InflectionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The variant Ἠλίας (Ēlías) is found in the earliest manuscripts and is considered to most likely be the authentic version.

DescendantsEdit

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