μύστης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From μυέω (muéō, I initiate), from μῡ́ω (mū́ō, I shut), from Proto-Indo-European *mews-, *mewH-. Cognate of Latin mutus, Sanskrit मूक (muka, mute).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

    μῠ́στης (mústēsm (genitive μῠ́στου); first declension

    1. one who has been initiated

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