σιγή

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /siː.ɡɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /siˈɡe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /siˈɣi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /siˈʝi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /siˈʝi/
  • Noun[edit]

    σῑγή (sīgḗf (genitive σῑγῆς); first declension

    1. silence
      1. Dative as adverb: silently
        • 428 BCE – 347 BCE, Plato, Cr. 43b
          Σωκράτης: ἄρτι δὲ ἥκεις ἢ πάλαι;
          Κρίτων: ἐπιεικῶς πάλαι.
          Σωκράτης: εἶτα πῶς οὐκ εὐθὺς ἐπήγειράς με, ἀλλὰ σιγῇ παρακάθησαι;
          Sōkrátēs: árti dè hḗkeis ḕ pálai?
          Krítōn: epieikôs pálai.
          Sōkrátēs: eîta pôs ouk euthùs epḗgeirás me, allà sigêi parakáthēsai?
          Socrates: Did you arrive just now or a while ago?
          Crito: Quite a while ago.
          Socrates: Then why didn't you wake me immediately, instead of sitting by me silently?
    2. undertone, whisper

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    Noun[edit]

    σιγή (sigíf (uncountable)

    1. silence, quiet

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