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παιδαγωγός

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Wars may be fought with weapons, but they are won by men. It is the spirit of men who follow and of the man who leads that gains the victory.
George S. Patton
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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From παῖς (child) + ἄγω (I lead).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [pa͜ɪdaɡɔːɡós]
  • (Koine): IPA: [pɛːdaɡo̞ːɡˈo̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [peðaɣoɣˈos]

Noun

παιδαγωγός (genitive παιδαγωγοῦ) m, second declension; (paidagōgos)

  1. originally, a slave who accompanied a child to and from school
  2. teacher
  3. guide, leader

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G3807

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