Θεσσαλονίκη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Θεσσᾰλός (Thessalós, Thessalian) +‎ νῑ́κη (nī́kē, victory). The woman was named by her father, Philip II, in honor of his military victory in Thessaly, and later the city was named after her by Cassander, her husband.

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Θεσσᾰλονῑ́κη (Thessalonī́kēf (genitive Θεσσᾰλονῑ́κης); first declension

  1. Thessaloniki, a city in Greece.
  2. Thessalonica, daughter of Philip II, half-sister of Alexander the Great, and wife of Cassander, all three of whom were kings of Macedonia at one point.

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessaloníkē).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /θesaloˈnici/
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  • Hyphenation: Θεσ‧σα‧λο‧νί‧κη

Proper noun[edit]

Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessaloníkif

  1. Thessaloniki (a city in Greece)
    Synonym: (colloquial) Σαλονίκη (Saloníki)

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  • συμπρωτεύουσα f (symprotévousa, second largest city, co-capital) (often used to refer to Thessaloniki in Greece)

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