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First declension Noun; Masculine Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀνθρακίας

Structure: ἀνθρακι (Stem) + ᾱς (Ending)

Etym.: a)/nqrac


  1. a man black as a collier


First 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.


  • ἀπὸ σπινθῆροσ πυρὸσ πληθύνεται ἀνθρακιά, καὶ ἄνθρωποσ ἁμαρτωλὸσ εἰσ αἷμα ἐνεδρεύει. (Septuagint, Liber Sirach 11:30)
  • λέγεται οὖν ὅπου νῦν ἡ κρήνη ἐστὶν Ὑπέλαιοσ καλουμένη καὶ ὁ ἱερὸσ λιμὴν ἁλιέασ ἀριστοποιεῖσθαι, καὶ τῶν ἰχθύων τινὰ ἀποθορόντα σὺν ἀνθρακιᾷ εἰσπεσεῖν εἰσ φορυτόν, καὶ ἁφθῆναι ὑπ’. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 8, book 8, chapter 62 1:2)
  • Νέδα μὲν Δία φέρουσά ἐστι νήπιον παῖδα, Ἀνθρακία δὲ νύμφη τῶν Ἀρκαδικῶν καὶ αὕτη δᾷδα ἔχουσά ἐστιν, Ἁγνὼ δὲ τῇ μὲν ὑδρίαν, ἐν δὲ τῇ ἑτέρᾳ χειρὶ φιάλην· (Pausanias, Description of Greece, , chapter 31 5:2)
  • εἰργασμέναι δὲ ἐπὶ τῷ βωμῷ Ῥέα μὲν καὶ Οἰνόη νύμφη παῖδα ἔτι νήπιον Δία ἔχουσιν, ἑκατέρωθεν δέ εἰσι τέσσαρεσ ἀριθμόν, Γλαύκη καὶ Νέδα καὶ Θεισόα καὶ Ἀνθρακία, τῇ δὲ Ἴδη καὶ Ἁγνὼ καὶ Ἀλκινόη τε καὶ Φρίξα. (Pausanias, Description of Greece, , chapter 47 5:4)


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

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