λιτότης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From λῑτός (lītós, plain, frugal, simple) +‎ -της (-tēs).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /liː.tó.tɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /liˈto.tes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /liˈto.tis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /liˈto.tis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /liˈto.tis/
  • Noun[edit]

    λῑτότης (lītótēsf (genitive λῑτότητος); third declension

    1. plainness, simplicity
    2. (grammar, rhetoric) litotes, understatement

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