στυλοβάτης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From στῦλος (stûlos, pillar) +‎ -βᾰ́της (-bátēs, walker, from βαίνω (to walk, to tread)).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /styː.lo.bá.tɛːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /sty.loˈba.tes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /sty.loˈβa.tis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /sty.loˈva.tis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /sti.loˈva.tis/
  • Noun[edit]

    στῡλοβᾰ́της (stūlobátēsm (genitive στῡλοβᾰ́του); first declension

    1. the base of a column, stylobate

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek στυλοβάτης (stulobátēs).

    Noun[edit]

    στυλοβάτης (stylovátism (plural στυλοβάτες, feminine στυλοβάτρια or στυλοβάτισσα)

    1. pillar
    2. (architecture) stylobate
    3. (figuratively) backer, financial backer
    4. (figuratively) founder, mainstay

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