Μεσοποταμία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The feminine substantive form of the adjective μεσοποτάμιος (mesopotámios) from μέσος (mésos, middle, between) and ποταμός (potamós, river), compare with the Hebrew אֲרַם נַהֲרַיִם.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /me.so.po.ta.mí.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /mɛ.so.po.taˈmi.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /me.so.po.taˈmi.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /me.so.po.taˈmi.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /me.so.po.taˈmi.a/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Μεσοποταμίᾱ (Mesopotamíāf (genitive Μεσοποταμίᾱς); first declension

    1. Mesopotamia, the region lying between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers

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