Παλλάς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From παλλακίς (pallakís, concubine), most likely from Proto-Indo-European *parikehª (concubine, wanton woman), related to Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬐𐬁 (pairikā, demonic courtesan) and Manichaean Parthian pryg (parīg).[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Παλλάς (Pallás) (genitive Παλλάδος) f, third declension

  1. Pallas, daughter of Triton
  2. Pallas (Athena)

Usage notes[edit]

Παλλάς (Pallás) is feminine and uses the third declension stem Παλλάδ-. The similarly-spelt name Πάλλας (Pállas) is masculine and uses the different third declension stem Πάλλαντ-.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture