Κτησιφῶν

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Manichaean Middle Persian 𐫤𐫏𐫘𐫛𐫇𐫗 (tyspwn /Tīsfōn/, /Tēsifōn/).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ktɛː.si.pʰɔ̂ːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /kte.siˈpʰon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /kti.siˈɸon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /kti.siˈfon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /kti.siˈfon/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Κτησῐφῶν (Ktēsiphônm (genitive Κτησῐφῶντος); third declension

    1. A male given name: Ctesiphon
    2. Ctesiphon, an ancient city

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