νίκη

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See also: Νίκη and νίκῃ

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps of Proto-Indo-European origin and cognate with νεῖκος (neîkos), Lithuanian ap-nìkti (to attack).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /nǐː.kɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈni.ke/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈni.ki/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈni.ci/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈni.ci/
  • Noun[edit]

    νῑ́κη (nī́kēf (genitive νῑ́κης); first declension

    1. the act of winning: victory, success [+genitive = over, in something]
      1. things won in victory, fruits of victory
      2. the upper hand, advantage

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    Greek[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    νίκη (níkif (plural νίκες)

    1. victory

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