πτῶμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πίπτω (píptō, to fall) +‎ -μα (-ma, result noun suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ptɔ̂ː.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpto.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpto.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpto.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpto.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    πτῶμα (ptôman (genitive πτώματος); third declension

    1. fall
    2. misfortune, calamity, defeat
    3. one who has fallen: corpse, dead body
    4. of buildings: ruin

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