Περικλῆς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From περῐ- (peri-, very) +‎ κλέος (kléos, fame) +‎ -ής (-ḗs, adjective suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pe.ri.klɛ̂ːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pɛ.riˈkles/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pe.riˈklis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pe.riˈklis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pe.riˈklis/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Περῐκλῆς (Periklêsm (genitive Περῐκλέους); third declension

    1. A male given name, equivalent to English Pericles
    2. in particular, the 5th century BCE Athenian statesman Pericles

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    References[edit]

    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,021