κλίμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From κλίνειν (klínein, to slope, incline) +‎ -μα (-ma).

Noun[edit]

κλίμα (klíma) (genitive κλίματος) n, third declension

  1. a region, zone or belt of the earth
  2. the supposed slope of the earth from the equator to the pole
  3. a slope, inclination

References[edit]

  • climate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

κλίμα (klíman (plural κλίματα)

  1. (meteorology) climate
  2. (figuratively) atmosphere, mood
  3. (religion) see, the district or area covered by a Greek Orthodox patriarchate
    Η Κρήτη ανήκει στο κλίμα του Οικουμενικού Πατριαρχείου.
    Crete is in the klima of the Ecumenical Patriarchate.

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