πολύσημος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From πολύς (polús, many) +‎ σημαίνω (sēmaínō, to signify, mean) +‎ -ος (-os).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /po.lý.sɛː.mos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /poˈly.se.mos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /poˈly.si.mos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /poˈly.si.mos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /poˈli.si.mos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    πολῠ́σημος (polúsēmosm, f (neuter πολῠ́σημον); second declension

    1. signifying many things, having multiple meanings, polysemous

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