Ἀφρόδιτος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The name is a masculine form of Ἀφροδῑ́τη (Aphrodī́tē, Aphrodite), who was represented as a herm with a phallus, the symbol of fertility, but afterwards as a divine being combining the two sexes.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.pʰró.diː.tos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈpʰro.di.tos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈɸro.ði.tos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈfro.ði.tos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈfro.ði.tos/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ἀφρόδῑτος (Aphródītosm (genitive Ἀφροδῑ́του); first declension

    1. Aphroditus

    Declension[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    References[edit]

    1. ^ Ἀφρόδιτος in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray