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εἴδωλον

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From εἶδος "form" from εἴδω "I see"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [eː́dɔːlon]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈiːdo̞ːlo̞n]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈiðolon]

Noun

εἴδωλον (genitive εἰδώλου) n, second declension; (eidōlon)

  1. shape, figure, image
  2. image of the mind: idea, fancy
  3. representation, statue, idol

Inflection

Descendants

References

Strong’s concordance number: G1497

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