Τριτογένεια

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From τρῐ́τος (trítos) + γεν- (gen-), the root of γίγνομαι (gígnomai), -ειᾰ (-eia, feminine adjectival suffix). The (i) of τρῐ́τος (trítos) is lengthened to (ī) for the sake of meter: the three short syllables in the sequence shortshortshortlongshort of *Τρῐτογένειᾰ (*Tritogéneia) would break the rules of dactylic hexameter.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /triː.to.ɡé.neː.a/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tri.toˈɡɛ.ni.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /tri.toˈɣe.ni.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /tri.toˈʝe.ni.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /tri.toˈʝe.ni.a/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Τρῑτογένειᾰ (Trītogéneiaf (genitive Τρῑτογενείᾱς); first declension

    1. Tritogenia (an epithet of Athena)

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    References[edit]

    • Τριτογένεια in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Τριτογένεια in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Τριτογένεια in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • Τριτογένεια in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,028

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