Ἱεριχώ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Biblical Hebrew יְרִיחוֹ (Yərīḥṓ), influenced by the Greek word ῐ̔ερός (hierós, holy).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Proper noun[edit]

Ῐ̔ερῑχώ (Hierīkhṓf (genitive Ῐ̔ερῑχοῦς); third declension

  1. Alternative form of Ἰερῑχώ (Ierīkhṓ)

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

While Ἱεριχώ (Hierikhṓ) is inflected by Josephus, the New Testament and Septuagint treat it as indeclinable. The variant Ἰεριχώ (Ierikhṓ) is found on more reliable manuscripts and is considered to more likely be the authentic version.

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