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]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /sɔː.krá.tɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /soˈkra.tes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /soˈkra.tis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /soˈkra.tis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /soˈkra.tis/
  • Proper noun[edit]

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

    1. A male given name, equivalent to English 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, equivalent to English Socrates
    3. A saint whose feast day in the Greek Orthodox tradition is 10 April.

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