ἔκτασις

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See also: έκτασις

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐκτείνω (ekteínō, I stretch out) +‎ -σις (-sis), from ἐκ (ek, out) + τείνω (teínō, I stretch).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowels α and ι by adding a macron after each one if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.
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Noun[edit]

ἔκτασις (éktasisf (genitive ἐκτάσεως); third declension

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

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