πολύμητις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A bahuvrihi compound of πολύς (polús, many) +‎ μῆτις (mêtis, counsel).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /po.lý.mɛː.tis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /poˈly.me.tis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /poˈly.mi.tis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /poˈly.mi.tis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /poˈli.mi.tis/
  • Adjective[edit]

    πολύμητις (polúmētis)

    1. of many counsels

    Usage notes[edit]

    Almost always an epithet of Odysseus; once (Iliad 21:355) of Hephaestus.

    Declension[edit]

    Found only in the singular, and usually in the nominative masculine. The genitive singular masculine πολυμήτιος (polumḗtios) and dative singular feminine πολυμήτιδι (polumḗtidi) are attested.

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