οἰκία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From οἶκος (oikos, house).

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Noun[edit]

οἰκία (oikia) (genitive οἰκίας) f, first declension

  1. house, dwelling, lair
  2. household, domestic affairs
  3. household, family
  4. house, extended family, tribe

Usage notes[edit]

In Attic law, οἶκος (oikos, house) was all the property left by a person, while οἰκία was the house on that property.

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