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Wiktionary

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Ancient Greek

Alternative spellings

Etymology

Uncertain. No apparent cognates outside of Greek.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [kʰɔː́raː]
  • (Koine): IPA: [kʰˈo̞ːraː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [xˈora]

Noun

χώρα (genitive χώρας) f, first declension; (khōrā)

  1. location, place, spot
  2. the proper place
  3. one's place in life
  4. piece of land: tract, land, field
  5. country (opposite town), countryside
  6. country, nation

Inflection

References


Greek

Noun

χώρα (khóra) f.

  1. country (a former independent nation state (e.g., England or Scotland) (noun))

This Greek entry was created from the translations listed at country. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see χώρα in the Greek Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) October 2008








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