μαντεία

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See also: μαντεῖα

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From μᾰντεύομαι (manteúomai, I divine, prophesy) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

μᾰντείᾱ (manteíāf (genitive μᾰντείᾱς); first declension

  1. prophecy, divination, oracle
  2. The power to prophesy or divine

Inflection[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: -mancy
  • Finnish: -mantia

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /manˈdi.a/
  • Hyphenation: μα‧ντεί‧α

Etymology 1[edit]

Learnedly, from Ancient Greek μαντεία (manteía).

Noun[edit]

μαντεία (manteíaf (plural μαντείες)

  1. divination
  2. The power to prophesy or divine

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • and see: μάντης m (mántis, prophet; clairvoyante)

Etymology 2[edit]

Monotonic spelling of μαντεῖα, plural of μαντείο, μαντεῖον n (manteîon, oracle).

Noun[edit]

μαντεία (manteían

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative plural form of μαντείο (manteío).