ἰδέα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Maybe from Proto-Hellenic *widéhā, from Proto-Indo-European *widéseh₂, feminine derivation from *wéydos (whence εἶδος (eîdos)), from *weyd- (to see).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /i.dé.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /iˈdɛ.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /iˈðe.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /iˈðe.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iˈðe.a/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἰδέᾱ (idéāf (genitive ἰδέᾱς); first declension

    1. look, appearance, form
    2. type, sort, class
    3. style

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