πολυγαμία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πολῠ́γᾰμος (polúgamos, married to many) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā), from πολύς (polús, many) +‎ γᾰ́μος (gámos, marriage).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /po.ly.ɡa.mí.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /po.ly.ɡaˈmi.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /po.ly.ɣaˈmi.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /po.ly.ɣaˈmi.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /po.li.ɣaˈmi.a/
  • Noun[edit]

    πολῠγᾰμῐ́ᾱ (polugamíāf (genitive πολῠγᾰμῐ́ᾱς); first declension

    1. polygamy

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