ἐπιφάνεια

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐπῐφᾰνής (epiphanḗs, in view) +‎ -ῐᾰ (-ia), from ἐπιφαίνω (epiphaínō, I come into view), from ἐπί (epí, upon) + φαίνω (phaínō, I shine, bring to light).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.pi.pʰá.neː.a/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛ.piˈpʰa.ni.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /e.piˈɸa.ni.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /e.piˈfa.ni.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /e.piˈfa.ni.a/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἐπῐφᾰ́νειᾰ (epipháneiaf (genitive ἐπῐφᾰνείᾱς); first declension

    1. appearance, manifestation (especially of a divine or royal figure)
    2. visible portion, surface
    3. appearance, pretense
    4. fame, distinction

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