ἐλεημοσύνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐλεήμων (eleḗmōn, pitiful, merciful) +‎ -σύνη (-súnē) from ἐλεέω (eleéō, have pity on).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

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Noun[edit]

ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosúnēf (genitive ἐλεημοσύνης); first declension

  1. pity, mercy
  2. alms, charity

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