π€€π€―π€Ήπ€Š

Mycenaean Greek

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Hittite π’€Έπ’‹—π’‰Ώ (aΕ‘-Ε‘u-wa /⁠AΕ‘Ε‘uwa⁠/, β€œnorthwest Anatolia”).

For further information, see Ancient Greek αΌˆΟƒΞ―Ξ± (AsΓ­a).

Noun

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π€€π€―π€Ήπ€Š (a-si-wi-ja)

  1. an ethnonym for a Lydian (Asian)
  2. an epithet of the goddess Potnia
    • c. 1200 BCE (LH IIIB2/LH IIIC), Pylos Fr(1) 1206β€Ž[1]:
      π€‘π€΄π€›π€Š π€€π€―π€Ήπ€Š 𐀡𐀰 𐀀𐀳𐀍 π‚•π€ž 𐄋 𐄾 π„Š
      po-ti-ni-ja , a-si-wi-ja , to-so , qe-te-jo OLE+PA 5 V 4
      for the Lydian Lady (in total): 5 [?] of unguent, 4 khoinikes

Descendants

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See also

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