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Third declension Noun; Neuter 자동번역 기독교 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἔθνος ἔθνεος

Structure: ἐθνο (Stem) + ς (Ending)

Etym.: e)/qw


  1. group of people: tribe, family
  2. group of animals: flock, herd
  3. country, nation
  4. (later, in the plural) foreign nations, barbarians
  5. (Jewish and Christian usage, in the plural) gentiles, heathen
  6. class, caste


Third 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.


  • καὶ ποιήσω σε εἰσ ἔθνοσ μέγα καὶ εὐλογήσω σε καὶ μεγαλυνῶ τὸ ὄνομά σου, καὶ ἔσῃ εὐλογημένοσ. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 12:2)
  • τὸ δὲ ἔθνοσ, ᾧ ἐὰν δουλεύσωσι, κρινῶ ἐγώ. μετὰ δὲ ταῦτα ἐξελεύσονται ὧδε μετὰ ἀποσκευῆσ πολλῆσ. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 15:14)
  • περὶ δὲ Ἰσμαὴλ ἰδοὺ ἐπήκουσά σου. καὶ ἰδοὺ εὐλόγηκα αὐτὸν καὶ αὐξανῶ αὐτόν καὶ πληθυνῶ αὐτὸν σφόδρα. δώδεκα ἔθνη γεννήσει καὶ δώσω αὐτὸν εἰσ ἔθνοσ μέγα. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 17:20)
  • Ἁβραὰμ δὲ γινόμενοσ ἔσται εἰσ ἔθνοσ μέγα καὶ πολύ, καὶ ἐνευλογηθήσονται ἐν αὐτῷ πάντα τὰ ἔθνη τῆσ γῆσ. (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 18:18)
  • Ἀβιμέλεχ δὲ οὐχ ἥψατο αὐτῆσ καὶ εἶπε. Κύριε, ἔθνοσ ἀγνοοῦν καὶ δίκαιον ἀπολεῖσ̣ (Septuagint, Liber Genesis 20:4)


  1. group of animals

  2. country

  3. class


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