ἀθλητής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀθλέω (athléō, contend) + -της (-tēs)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ἀθλητής (athlētḗs) (genitive ἀθλητοῦ) m, first declension

  1. a combatant, champion, especially a prizefighter
    1. (as an adjective) pertaining to competition
  2. (with genitive) practiced in, master of

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References[edit]

  • LSJ 8th edition