παιδαγωγός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

παῖς (paîs, child) +‎ ᾰ̓γωγός (agōgós, guide, escort)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pai̯.da.ɡɔː.ɡós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pɛ.da.ɡoˈɡos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pɛ.ða.ɣoˈɣos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pe.ða.ɣoˈɣos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pe.ða.ɣoˈɣos/
  • Noun[edit]

    παιδᾰγωγός (paidagōgósm (genitive παιδᾰγωγοῦ); second declension

    1. originally, a slave who accompanied a child to and from school
    2. teacher
    3. guide, leader

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek παιδαγωγός (paidagōgós, slave with responsibility for a child).

    Noun[edit]

    παιδαγωγός (paidagogósm, f (plural παιδαγωγοί)

    1. (education) educationalist
    2. guide, guru

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    Coordinate terms[edit]

    • see: δάσκαλος m (dáskalos, teacher) for various types of teacher/instructor

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