τοιοῦτος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From τοῖος (toîos, of this sort) +‎ οὗτος (hoûtos, this).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /toi̯.ôː.tos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tyˈu.tos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /tyˈu.tos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /tyˈu.tos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /tiˈu.tos/
  • Pronoun[edit]

    τοιοῦτος (toioûtos) (feminine τοιαύτη, neuter τοιοῦτο or τοιοῦτον)

    1. (demonstrative, medial, of quality) of this sort or kind, such
      1. (τοιοῦτος τις) such a one
      2. such a proceeding
      3. (in prose narrative) what goes before
      4. (absolute) such-like
      5. (referring to a previously mentioned adjective or adjectives)
        • 386 BCE – 367 BCE, Plato, Meno 92e
          πότερον δὲ οὗτοι οἱ καλοὶ κἀγαθοὶ ἀπὸ τοῦ αὐτομάτου ἐγένοντο τοιοῦτοι, παρ᾽ οὐδενὸς μαθόντες ὅμως μέντοι ἄλλους διδάσκειν οἷοί τε ὄντες ταῦτα ἃ αὐτοὶ οὐκ ἔμαθον;
          póteron dè hoûtoi hoi kaloì kagathoì apò toû automátou egénonto toioûtoi, par᾽ oudenòs mathóntes hómōs méntoi állous didáskein hoîoí te óntes taûta hà autoì ouk émathon?
          And did these beautiful and good men become this way [i.e., beautiful and good] by accident, not learning it from anyone, nevertheless able in your opinion to teach others what they did not learn themselves?

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