Ἐκβάτανα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Iranian; see Old Persian 𐏃𐎥𐎶𐎫𐎠𐎴 (Hangmatāna) for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /eɡ.bá.ta.na/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛɡˈba.ta.na/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /eɡˈβa.ta.na/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /eɡˈva.ta.na/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /eɡˈva.ta.na/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ἐκβᾰ́τᾰνᾰ (Ekbátanan pl (genitive Ἐκβᾰτᾰ́νων); second declension

    1. Ecbatana

    Inflection[edit]

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    References[edit]

    • Ἐκβάτανα in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (2006–2018)
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,009
    • “ECBATANA”, in Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition[2], New York, (Please provide a date or year)