Τριτογενής

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From τρῐ́τος (trítos) + γεν- (gen-), the root of γίγνομαι (gígnomai), -ής (-ḗs , adjectival suffix). The (i) of τρῐ́τος (trítos) is lengthened to (ī) for the sake of meter: the three short syllables in the sequence shortshortshortlonglong of *Τρῐτογενής (*Tritogenḗs) would break the rules of dactylic hexameter.

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Τρῑτογενής (Trītogenḗsf (genitive Τρῑτογενοῦς); third declension

  1. Tritogenia (an epithet of Athena)

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