ἐκεῖθι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ἐκεῖ (ekeî, there) +‎ -θι (-thi, at).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.keː.tʰi/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛ.ki.tʰi/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /e.ki.θi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /e.ci.θi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /e.ci.θi/
  • Adverb[edit]

    ἐκεῖθῐ (ekeîthi) (poetic)

    1. there
      • 800 BCE – 600 BCE, Homer, Odyssey 17.10
        τὸν ξεῖνον δύστηνον ἄγ᾽ ἐς πόλιν, ὄφρ᾽ ἂν ἐκεῖθι δαῖτα πτωχεύῃ
        tòn xeînon dústēnon ág᾽ es pólin, óphr᾽ àn ekeîthi daîta ptōkheúēi
        Lead this wretched stranger to the city, that there he may beg his food.

    Usage notes[edit]

    κεῖθι (keîthi) is the regular form in Homer; ἐκεῖθι is used only once, in the cited example.

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