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Headword: *)epifa/nion
Adler number: epsilon,2740
Translated headword: Epiphanios; Epiphany
Vetting Status: high
[Singular] *)epifa/nion [is attested] and [so is the neuter plural] ta\ *)epifa/nia.
Greek Original:
*)epifa/nion kai\ ta\ *)epifa/nia.
The primary headword here is either a neuter singular or else the accusative of the masculine proper name Epiphanios (cf. epsilon 2741, epsilon 2742, epsilon 2743, epsilon 2744); the latter would be much the better attested.
The Christian feast of the Epiphany is normally either ta\ e)pifa/nia (neuter plural) or h( e)pifa/neia (feminine singular) — for the latter, see epsilon 2739 — or else Theophany, ta\ qeofa/nia or h( qeofa/neia (see theta 193).
Keywords: biography; Christianity; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Catharine Roth on 17 December 2002@01:09:21.
Vetted by:
David Whitehead on 17 December 2002@03:54:37.
David Whitehead (tweaked headword; expanded note; more keywords) on 22 October 2012@06:59:27.
Catharine Roth (expanded note) on 8 November 2017@01:07:10.


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