πολύμητις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 

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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