βαπτιστής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βᾰπτῐ́ζω (baptízō, to baptise) +‎ -τής (-tḗs, masculine agentive suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /bap.tis.tɛ̌ːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /bap.tisˈtes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /βap.tisˈtis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /vap.tisˈtis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /vap.tisˈtis/
  • Noun[edit]

    βᾰπτῐστής (baptistḗsm (genitive βᾰπτῐστοῦ); first declension

    1. baptist (commonly as an epithet of John the Baptist)

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