ἀρετά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓ρετᾱ́ (aretā́)

  1. inflection of ᾰ̓ρετή (aretḗ):
    1. nominative dual
    2. accusative dual
    3. vocative dual

Noun[edit]

ᾰ̓ρετᾱ́ (aretā́m (genitive ᾰ̓ρετᾶς); first declension

  1. Doric form of ᾰ̓ρετή (aretḗ)
    • 522 BCE – 443 BCE, Pindar, Nemean Ode 8.40:
      αὔξεται δ’ ἀρετά, χλωραῖς ἐέρσαις ὡς ὅτε δένδρεον ᾄσσει
      aúxetai d’ aretá, khlōraîs eérsais hōs hóte déndreon ā́issei
      Excellence grows, as when a tree shoots up fed by fresh dew

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