θρόνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Pre-Greek. Related to θρᾶνος (thrânos), θρῆνυς (thrênus).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

θρόνος (thrónosm (genitive θρόνου); second declension (Epic, Attic, Ionic, Aeolic, Koine)

  1. seat
  2. throne
    • 300 BCE – 200 BCE, Theocritus, Thalysia
      τά που καὶ Ζηνὸς ἐπὶ θρόνον ἄγαγε φάμα
      tá pou kaì Zēnòs epì thrónon ágage pháma

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “θρόνος”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 558

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θρόνος.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθronos/
  • Hyphenation: θρό‧νος

Noun[edit]

θρόνος (thrónosm (plural θρόνοι)

  1. throne
    αυτοκρατορικός, πατριαρχικός, παπικός θρόνοςaftokratorikós, patriarchikós, papikós thrónosimperial, patriarchic, papal throne
  2. monarchy, the royal office
    ο θρόνος της Αγγλίαςo thrónos tis AnglíasEnglish monarchy (literally:throne).
    σφετεριστής του θρόνουsfeteristís tou thrónouusurperer of the throne
    ανάρρηση στο θρόνοanárrisi sto thrónothe proclamation to the throne
    χηρεύει ο θρόνοςchirévei o thrónosthe throne is vacant (literally: widowed)

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Synonyms[edit]

  • θρονί n (throní, throne or any seat) (literature)

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