ἀντί

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂énti. Cognates include English and, Latin ante, Sanskrit अन्ति (ánti), and Old Armenian ընդ (ənd).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /an.tí/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /anˈti/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /anˈti/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /anˈti/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /anˈdi/
  • Preposition[edit]

    ἀντί (antí) (governs the genitive)

    1. over against, opposite
    2. at the same time as
    3. in exchange for, in place of
    4. at the price of, in return for
    5. for the sake of, for
    6. instead of
    7. compared with

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