παρένθεσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πᾰρεντῐ́θημῐ (parentíthēmi, I put in beside, mix up) +‎ -σις (-sis), from πᾰρᾰ- (para-, beside) + ἐν (en, in) + τῐ́θημῐ (títhēmi, I put, place)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pa.rén.tʰe.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /paˈrɛn.tʰɛ.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /paˈren.θe.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /paˈren.θe.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /paˈren.θe.sis/
  • Noun[edit]

    πᾰρένθεσῐς (parénthesisf (genitive πᾰρενθέσεως); third declension

    1. a putting in beside, injection
    2. insertion
    3. (grammar) parenthesis

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