Ἔφεσος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Luwian Apa-ša ("later-city"), cognates with ἐπί ("on, over").

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ἔφεσος (Éphesosf (genitive Ἐφέσου); second declension

  1. Ephesus, an Ionian city on the west coast of Anatolia.

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: Եփեսոս (Epʿesos)
  • Greek: Έφεσος (Éfesos)
  • Latin: Ephesus
  • Turkish: Efes

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