Λήθη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From λήθη (lḗthē, a forgetting, forgetfulness) from Ancient Greek λήθω (lḗthō, to forget), from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂- (to hide) (from which English lethargy (sluggishness)).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /lɛ̌ː.tʰɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈle.tʰe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈli.θi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈli.θi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈli.θi/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Λήθη (Lḗthēf (genitive Λήθης); first declension

    1. the river Lethe
    2. Lethe, a naiad nymph in Greek mythology

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    Greek[edit]

    Proper noun[edit]

    Λήθη (Líthif

    1. (Greek mythology) river Lethe

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