Ἡλίας

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See also: Ηλίας and Ἠλίας
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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hebrew אֵלִיָּה.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel ί by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

Proper noun[edit]

Ἡλίᾱς (Hēlíāsm (genitive Ἡλίου); first declension

  1. Elijah, an Israelite prophet.

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

The variant Ἠλίας (Ēlías) is found in the earliest manuscripts and is considered to most likely be the authentic version.

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