Ξενοφάνης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ξένος (xénos) +‎ φαίνω (phaínō) +‎ -ης (-ēs), literally "strange-looking".

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kse.no.pʰá.nɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ksɛ.noˈpʰa.nes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /kse.noˈɸa.nis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /kse.noˈfa.nis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /kse.noˈfa.nis/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ξενοφᾰ́νης (Xenophánēsm (genitive Ξενοφᾰ́νους); third declension

    1. Xenophanes

    Inflection[edit]

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    Further reading[edit]

    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,029