Par·​a·​li·​pom·​e·​non ˌper-ə-lə-ˈpä-mə-ˌnän How to pronounce Paralipomenon (audio)

Word History


Middle English, from Late Latin, from Greek Paraleipomenōn, genitive of Paraleipomena, literally, things left out, from neuter plural of passive present participle of paraleipein to leave out, from para- + leipein to leave; from its forming a supplement to Samuel and Kings — more at loan

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Paralipomenon was in the 14th century

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“Paralipomenon.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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Par·​a·​li·​pom·​e·​non ˌpar-ə-lə-ˈpäm-ə-ˌnän How to pronounce Paralipomenon (audio)
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