πολίτης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From πόλις (pólis, city) +‎ -ῑ́της (-ī́tēs).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /po.lǐː.tɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /poˈli.tes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /poˈli.tis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /poˈli.tis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /poˈli.tis/
  • Noun[edit]

    πολῑ́της (polī́tēsm (genitive πολῑ́του); first declension (Attic, Koine)

    1. citizen, freeman
    2. fellow citizen, compatriot

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    Noun[edit]

    πολίτης (polítism, f (plural πολίτες, feminine πολίτις)

    1. citizen, resident of town or city
      Αμερικανός πολίτης (American citizen)
    2. civilian, not of the church or armed forces

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    see: πόλη