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ἀστήρ

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr. Cognates include Latin stēlla, Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌽𐍉 (staírnō), and Persian ستاره (setāre).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [astɛː́r]
  • (Koine): IPA: [astˈeːr]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [astˈir]

Noun

ἀστήρ (genitive ἀστέρος) m, third declension; (astēr)

  1. star, other astronomical bodies such as meteors.
  2. illustrious person
  3. starfish
  4. a type of songbird

Inflection

Usage notes

An alternative dative plural exists: ἄστρασι

Synonyms

References

Strong’s concordance number: G792

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