ὑπόκρισις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ῠ̔ποκρῑ́νομαι (hupokrī́nomai, I answer) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hy.pó.kri.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /(h)yˈpo.kri.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /yˈpo.kri.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /yˈpo.kri.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iˈpo.kri.sis/
  • Noun[edit]

    ῠ̔πόκρῐσῐς (hupókrisisf (genitive ῠ̔ποκρῐ́σεως); third declension

    1. reply, answer
    2. the part of an actor or orator: delivery, delivery, elocution, act
    3. outward show, hypocrisy, pretense

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