αἴσθησις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From αἰσθάνομαι (aisthánomai, to perceive) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /aí̯s.tʰɛː.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɛs.tʰe.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɛs.θi.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈes.θi.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈes.θi.sis/
  • Noun[edit]

    αἴσθησῐς (aísthēsisf (genitive αἰσθήσεως); third declension

    1. Perception from the senses, feeling, hearing, seeing
    2. Perception by the intellect as well as the senses
    3. That which is perceived: scent
    4. Ability to perceive: discernment
    5. Cognition or discernment of moral discernment in ethical matters

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