Ἀθήνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from a lost Pre-Greek language. Neumann suggests a Lydian origin.[1]

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Ἀθήνη (Athḗnē) (genitive Ἀθήνης) f, first declension

  1. Athena
  2. An older name for Athens

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Günther Neumann, "Der lydische Name der Athena. Neulesung der lydischen Inschrift Nr. 40" Kadmos 6 (1967).