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Second declension Noun; Feminine 고유 그리스 Transliteration:

Principal Part: Ἀρρηφόροι

Structure: Ἀρρηφορ (Stem) + ος (Ending)

Etym.: fe/rw


  1. two maidens, who carried the peplos and other holy things


Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • Μένανδροσ δ’ ἐν Ἀρρηφόρῳ ἢ Αὐλητρίδι· (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 10, book 10, chapter 59 2:3)
  • Μένανδροσ δ’ ἐν Ἀρρηφόρῳ ἢ Αὐλητρίδι· (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 13, book 13, chapter 8 2:8)
  • ἀρρηφόροισ γίνεται, ἐστὶ δὲ καὶ ὁ πυραμοῦσ ἄρτοσ διὰ σησάμων πεττόμενοσ καὶ τάχα ὁ αὐτὸσ τῷ σησαμίτῃ ὤν. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 3, book 3, chapter 80 4:1)
  • ἀνάκειται γὰρ ἐν ἀκροπόλει χαλκοῦσ ἐν τῇ σφαιρίστρᾳ τῶν Ἀρρηφόρων κελητίζων ἔτι παῖσ ὤν, ὡσ εἶπόν τινεσ. (Plutarch, Vitae decem oratorum, , section 1 46:2)
  • ὅσα μὲν γὰρ αἱ κανηφόροι καὶ ἀρρηφόροι λεγόμεναι λειτουργοῦσιν ἐπὶ τῶν Ἑλληνικῶν ἱερῶν, ταῦτα παρὰ Ῥωμαίοισ αἱ προσαγορευόμεναι τουτολᾶται συντελοῦσι στεφάναισ κοσμούμεναι τὰσ κεφαλάσ, οἱαίσ κοσμεῖται τὰ τῆσ Ἐφεσίασ Ἀρτέμιδοσ ἀφιδρύματα παρ’ Ἕλλησιν. (Dionysius of Halicarnassus, Antiquitates Romanae, book 2, chapter 22 3:1)


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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