how to pronounce athena

/əˈθiːnə/

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athena is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of athena in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… all-female sect called Athena pelea …”

meanings of athena

name:

  1. The goddess of wisdom, especially strategic warfare, the arts, and especially crafts, in particular, weaving; daughter of Zeus and Metis. Her Roman counterpart is Minerva.
  2. A female given name from Ancient Greek.

noun:

  1. A woman who colludes with the patriarchy rather than actively opposing it.

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