ἀλήθεια

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Etymology[edit]

From ἀληθής ‎(alēthḗs, true), from α- ‎(a-, not) and λήθω ‎(lḗthō, I escape notice, I am hidden) — whence English lethargy ‎(sluggishness) — ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *leh₂- ‎(to hide).

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ἀλήθεια ‎(alḗtheia) (genitive ἀληθείας); f, first declension

  1. not a lie
  2. truth
  3. (Septuagint, plural form?) the Thummim

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