ἀντίφωνος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀντί (antí, in return) +‎ φωνή (phōnḗ, sound) +‎ -ος (-os).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

    ἀντίφωνος (antíphōnosm, f (neuter ἀντίφωνον); second declension

    1. sounding in answer, concordant, as in the octave
      1. (with genitive) responsive to
    2. (neuter substantive) a concord in the octave
      1. (ecclesiastical) antiphon, anthem

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