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- (5th BC Attic): IPA: /epí/
- (1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /ɛpí/
- (4th AD Koine): IPA: /epí/
- (10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /epí/
- (15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /epí/
The object of ἐπί may take either genitive, accusative, or dative. There are nuances to each case, and ἐπί is a versatile word which may convey an array of meanings. However, the primary meaning of "upon" is meant in a majority of situations.