Ἀθῆναι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Plural of Ἀθήνη (Athḗnē, Athena).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

    Ἀθῆναι (Athênaif pl (genitive Ἀθηνῶν); first declension

    1. Athens.

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    Usage notes[edit]

    While the city name was plural from the Classical period onward, Homer also uses a singular form: Ἀθήνη (Athḗnē).

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