βιβλιοθήκη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βιβλίον (biblíon, book) +‎ θήκη (thḗkē, box, chest).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /bi.bli.o.tʰɛ̌ː.kɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /bi.bli.oˈtʰe.ke/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /βi.βli.oˈθi.ki/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /vi.vli.oˈθi.ci/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /vi.vli.oˈθi.ci/
  • Noun[edit]

    βῐβλῐοθήκη (bibliothḗkēf (genitive βῐβλῐοθήκης); first declension

    1. bookcase
    2. library
    3. records office
    4. compilation

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek βιβλιοθήκη (bibliothḗkē).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): [vivliɔˈθiki]
    • Hyphenation: βι‧βλι‧ο‧θή‧κη

    Noun[edit]

    βιβλιοθήκη (vivliothíkif (plural βιβλιοθήκες)

    1. library
    2. bookcase

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