Ἥφαιστος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Pre-Greek word of unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hɛ̌ː.pʰai̯s.tos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)e.pʰɛs.tos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈi.ɸɛs.tos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈi.fes.tos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈi.fes.tos/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ἥφαιστος (Hḗphaistosm (genitive Ἡφαίστου); second declension

    1. Hephaestus

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    Further reading[edit]

    • Ἥφαιστος in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Ἥφαιστος in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • Ἥφαιστος in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • Ἥφαιστος in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,012