Θεσσαλονίκη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Θεσσαλός (Thessalós) "Thessalian" and νίκη (níkē) "victory." The woman was named by her father, Philip II in honor of his military victory in Thessaly. The city was named by Cassander in honour of his wife.

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Proper noun[edit]

Θεσσαλονῑ́κη (Thessalonī́kēf (genitive Θεσσαλονίκης); 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]

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  • IPA(key): /θesaloˈnici/
  • Hyphenation: Θε‧σσα‧λο‧νί‧κη

Proper noun[edit]

Θεσσαλονίκη (Thessaloníkif

  1. Thessaloniki (second biggest city in Greece)

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

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