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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *wístōr, from Proto-Indo-European *wéydtōr (knower, wise person), from *weyd- (to see).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hís.tɔːr/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)is.tor/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈis.tor/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈis.tor/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈis.tor/
  • NounEdit

    ῐ̔́στωρ (hístōrm (genitive ῐ̔́στορος); third declension

    1. one who knows law and right, judge
    2. witness
    3. a wise man

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