παρθένος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown.

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /par.tʰé.nos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /parˈtʰɛ.nos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /parˈθe.nos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /parˈθe.nos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /parˈθe.nos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    παρθένος (parthénosm, f (neuter παρθένον); second declension

    1. maidenly
    2. chaste

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    Noun[edit]

    παρθένος (parthénosf (genitive παρθένου); second declension

    1. young, unmarried woman; maiden
    2. virgin
    3. pupil
    4. epithet of various goddesses, most commonly of Athena

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    Παρθένος was sometimes used as a masculine noun to denote a young, unmarried man in later Greek. {citation needed}

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek παρθένος (parthénos).

    Adjective[edit]

    παρθένος (parthénosm (feminine παρθένα or παρθένος, neuter παρθένο)

    1. virgin
      η Παρθένος Μαρία (the Virgin Mary)
    2. pure, unadulterated

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    Noun[edit]

    παρθένος (parthénosf (plural παρθένοι)

    1. virgin
    2. Virgo (someone born under that zodiacal sign)

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