ἔκλειψις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐκλείπω (ekleípō) +‎ -σις (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /é.kleːp.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.klip.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈe.klip.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈe.klip.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈe.klip.sis/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἔκλειψῐς (ékleipsisf (genitive ἐκλείψεως); third declension

    1. disappearance, abandonment
    2. especially disappearance of a celestial body: eclipse

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