Ἱερεμίας

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Hebrew יִרְמְיָהוּ.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowels and ί by adding a macron after each of them if they are long, or a breve if they are short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes they are short if unmarked.

Proper noun[edit]

Ἱερεμίᾱς (Hieremíāsm (genitive Ἱερεμίου); first declension

  1. Jeremiah, the Hebrew prophet.

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Ἰερεμίας (Ieremías) is the variant found in more reliable manuscripts, and is considered to more likely be the authentic version.

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