Σκύθης

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Scythian *Skuδat, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kewd- (to propel, shoot), whence English shoot.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ský.tʰɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈsky.tʰes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsky.θis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈscy.θis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsci.θis/
  • Noun[edit]

    Σκῠ́θης (Skúthēsm (genitive Σκῠ́θου); first declension

    1. an inhabitant of Scythia; a Scythian
      • Τοὺς δὲ δούλους οἱ Σκύθαι πάντας τυφλοῦσι τοῦ γάλακτος εἵνεκεν τοῦ πίνουσι ποιεῦντες ὧδε.
        Toùs dè doúlous hoi Skúthai pántas tuphloûsi toû gálaktos heíneken toû pínousi poieûntes hôde.
        Now the Scythians blind all their slaves, to use them in preparing their milk.

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