ὑποκριτής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ὑποκρίνομαι (hupokrínomai, to play a part on stage) +‎ -τής (-tḗs).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hy.po.kri.tɛ̌ːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /(h)y.po.kriˈtes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /y.po.kriˈtis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /y.po.kriˈtis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /i.po.kriˈtis/
  • Noun[edit]

    ῠ̔ποκρῐτής (hupokritḗsm (genitive ῠ̔ποκρῐτοῦ); first declension

    1. one who answers: interpreter, expounder
    2. (Attic) stage actor
    1. (figuratively) pretender, dissembler, hypocrite

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