πίστις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πείθω (peíthō, I persuade) +‎ -τις (-tis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pís.tis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpis.tis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpis.tis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpis.tis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpis.tis/
  • Noun[edit]

    πῐ́στῐς (pístisf (genitive πῐ́στεως or πῐ́στῐος); third declension

    1. trust in others, faith
    2. belief in a higher power, faith
    3. the state of being persuaded of something: belief, confidence, assurance
    4. trust in a commercial sense: credit
    5. faithfulness, honesty, trustworthiness, fidelity
    6. that which gives assurance: treaty, oath, guarantee
    7. means of persuasion: argument, proof
    8. that which is entrusted

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