ξενία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ξένος (ksénos, stranger, guest)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ξενία (ksenía) (genitive ξενίας) f, first declension

  1. hospitality, hospitable reception, entertainment
  2. guest room
  3. friendly relations
  4. the state/rights of a foreigner
  5. the idea that all strangers have a right to a certain gift, whether it is food, gold, entertainment or a place to stay

Inflection[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ξενία (ksenia)

  1. feminine nominative singular of ξένιος (ksénios)
  2. feminine vocative singular of ξένιος (ksénios)
  3. feminine nominative dual of ξένιος (ksénios)
  4. feminine accusative dual of ξένιος (ksénios)
  5. feminine vocative dual of ξένιος (ksénios)

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