-ίδης

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Presumably masculine -ης (-ēs) appended to adjective -ίς (-ís, of, pertaining to).

PronunciationEdit

 

SuffixEdit

-ῐ́δης (-ídēsm (genitive -ῐ́δου); first declension

  1. Suffix added to a father's name to form a masculine patronymic: son of

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DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: -idēs

ReferencesEdit

  • Smyth, Herbert Weir (1920), “Part III: Formation of Words”, in A Greek grammar for colleges, Cambridge: American Book Company, § 845.4