-πετής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From πετᾰ́ννῡμῐ (petánnūmi, I fly, spread out).

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-πετής (-petḗsm, f (neuter -πετές); third declension

  1. Forms adjectives: one who falls from, where, or in the way the first combining form denotes

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Descendants[edit]

Greek: -πετής (-petís)

References[edit]

  1. ^ see more -πετής at Greek Dictionary Headword www.perseus.tufts.edu retr:2018.05.18.
  2. ^ see both -πετής and -πέτης at Greek Dictionary Headword www.perseus.tufts.edu retr:2018.05.18.

Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

In ancient words suffixed with Ancient Greek -πετής (-petḗs).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peˈtis/
  • Hyphenation: -πε‧τής

Suffix[edit]

-πετής (-petís) (feminine -πετής, neuter -πετές)

  1. falling or flying at where the first combining form denotes; also used figuratively
    γόνυ (góny, knee) + ‎-πετής (-petís) → ‎γονυπετής (gonypetís, on bended knees) from γονῠπετής
    υψι- (ypsi-, high) + ‎-πετής (-petís) → ‎υψιπετής (ypsipetís, of high aspirations) from ὑψῐπετής

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