ἀπόστολος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀποστέλλω ("I send off") from ἀπό- ("from") and στέλλω ("I set").

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.pós.to.los/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈpos.to.los/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈpos.to.los/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈpos.to.los/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈpos.to.los/
  • Noun[edit]

    ᾰ̓πόστολος (apóstolosm (genitive ᾰ̓ποστόλου); second declension

    1. one who is sent
    2. messenger, envoy, ambassador
    3. (biblical) apostle

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