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ὑποκριτής

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From ὑποκρίνομαι "I play a part on stage" < ὑπό "below" + κρίνω "I choose"

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [hʉpokritɛː́s]
  • (Koine): IPA: [hypo̞kritˈeːs]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ypokritˈis]

Noun

ὑποκριτής (genitive ὑποκριτοῦ) m, first declension; (hupokritēs)

  1. one who answers: interpreter, expounder
  2. actor, player
  3. hypocrite, pretender, one who feigns

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G5273

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