ἐπιθυμία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to ἐπῐ́θῡμος (epíthūmos, desirous) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.pi.tʰyː.mí.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛ.pi.tʰyˈmi.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /e.pi.θyˈmi.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /e.pi.θyˈmi.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /e.pi.θiˈmi.a/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἐπῐθῡμῐ́ᾱ (epithūmíāf (genitive ἐπῐθῡμῐ́ᾱς); first declension

    1. yearning, longing, desire, craving
    2. Often with a negative connotation: lust

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