Παλλάς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From παλλακίς (pallakís, concubine), most likely from Proto-Indo-European *parikeh₂ (concubine, wanton woman), related to Avestan 𐬞𐬀𐬌𐬭𐬌𐬐𐬁 (pairikā, demonic courtesan) and Manichaean Parthian pryg (parīg).[1]

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Proper noun[edit]

Παλλάς (Pallásf (genitive Παλλάδος); third declension

  1. Pallas, daughter of Triton
  2. Pallas (Athena)

Usage notes[edit]

Παλλάς (Pallás) is feminine and uses the third declension stem Παλλάδ-. The similarly-spelt name Πάλλας (Pállas) is masculine and uses the different third declension stem Πάλλαντ-.

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References[edit]

  • Παλλάς in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Παλλάς in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Παλλάς in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • Παλλάς in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,003
  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture