ἔκτασις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐκτείνω (ekteinō, I stretch out), from ἐκ (ek, out) + τείνω (teinō, I stretch).

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Noun[edit]

ἔκτασις (ektasis) (genitive ἐκτάσεως) f, third declension

  1. A stretching out, extension
  2. (grammar) lengthening of a syllable

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