ἄθεος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ἀ- (a-, not) +‎ θεός (theós, god)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /á.tʰe.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈa.tʰɛ.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈa.θe.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈa.θe.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈa.θe.os/
  • Adjective[edit]

    ᾰ̓́θεος (átheosm, f (neuter ᾰ̓́θεον); second declension

    1. without gods
    2. rejecting or disdaining the belief in the gods (especially officially sanctioned gods)
    3. generally: godless, secular
    4. abandoned by the gods
    5. (lexicography) not derived from a theonym

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