Σωκράτης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of σῴζω (sṓizō, to save, be safe) +‎ κράτος (krátos, power) +‎ -ης (-ēs, adjectival suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Σωκρᾰ́της (Sōkrátēsm (genitive Σωκρᾰ́τεος or Σωκρᾰ́τους, diminutive Σωκρᾰτίδῐον); third declension

  1. A male given name: Socrates
  2. in particular, the 5th century BCE philosopher Socrates

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Σωκράτης (Sōkrátēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /soˈkɾatis/
  • Hyphenation: Σω‧κρά‧της

Proper noun[edit]

Σωκράτης (Sokrátism

  1. Socrates, the 5th century BCE philosopher.
  2. A male given name: Socrates.
  3. A saint whose feast day in the Greek Orthodox tradition is 10 April.

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