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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ξανθίππη (Xanthíppē), the name of the shrewish wife of Socrates.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /zænˈθɪpiː/, /zæntɪpiː/ (xantippe is always the latter)

NounEdit

Xanthippe (plural Xanthippes)

  1. An ill-tempered woman.
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ξανθίππη (Xanthíppē).

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Proper nounEdit

Xanthippē f (genitive Xanthippēs); first declension

  1. A name, notably that of the philosopher Socrates' wife.
DeclensionEdit

First declension, Greek type.

Case Singular
Nominative Xanthippē
Genitive Xanthippēs
Dative Xanthippae
Accusative Xanthippēn
Ablative Xanthippē
Vocative Xanthippē
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