Ἀθήνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly from a lost Pre-Greek language. Neumann suggests a Lydian origin.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.tʰɛ̌ː.nɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈtʰe.ne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈθi.ni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈθi.ni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈθi.ni/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ᾰ̓θήνη (Athḗnēf (genitive Ᾰ̓θήνης); first declension

    1. Athena
    2. An older name for Athens

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    References[edit]

    • Ἀθήνη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Ἀθήνη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Ἀθήνη in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • Ἀθήνη in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2018)
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,003
    1. ^ Günther Neumann, "Der lydische Name der Athena. Neulesung der lydischen Inschrift Nr. 40" Kadmos 6 (1967).