παιδεραστία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From παιδεραστής (paiderastḗs, pederast), from παῖς (paîs) (genitive παιδός) ("child, son, boy") + ἐραστής (erastḗs, lover), from ἐράσθαι (erásthai, to lοve), from ἐράω (eráō, to love passionately, long for).

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Noun[edit]

παιδερᾰστῐ́ᾱ (paiderastíā) (genitive παιδεραστίας) f, first declension

  1. love of boys

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek παιδερᾰστίᾱ (paiderastíā, love of boys).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pe.ðe.ɾasˈti.a/

Noun[edit]

παιδεραστία (paiderastíaf (plural παιδεραστίες)

  1. paederasty (UK)
  2. pederasty (US)
  3. pæderasty (obsolete)
  4. sodomy (loosely)

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