hellenist

See also: Hellenist

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἑλληνιστής (hellēnistḗs). Helleen is attested considerably later.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɦɛ.leːˈnɪst/
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  • Hyphenation: hel‧le‧nist
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

NounEdit

hellenist m (plural hellenisten)

  1. (historical, Judaism) A Helleniser, a Hellenised Jew, a Hellenist (ancient Jew who had adopted Ancient Greek customs). [from early 18th c.]
  2. (historical) A Hellenist (one of any non-Greek people who had adopted Ancient Greek customs).

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