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Ἕλλην

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Ἑλλάς "Greece"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [héllɛːn]
  • (Koine): IPA: [hˈɛlleːn]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈellin]

Noun

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Ἕλλην (genitive Ἕλληνος) m, third declension; (Hellēn)

  1. Greek, one who is from Greece or speaks Greek.
  2. one who participates in Greek culture.
  3. often used in Jewish and Christian literature as referring to any non-Jew: gentile
  4. pagan

Proper noun

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Ἕλλην (genitive Ἕλληνος) m, third declension; (Hellēn)

  1. Hellen, the mythical patriarch of the Greeks.

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References

Strong’s concordance number: G1672

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