τραγῳδία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From τραγῳδός (tragōidos) from τράγος (tragos, goat) + ἀοιδός (aoidos, singer)

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Noun[edit]

τραγῳδία (tragōdia) (genitive τραγῳδίας) f, first declension

  1. a tragedy or heroic play
  2. (generally) any grave, serious poetry
    1. an exaggerated speech, made by a prosecutor
      • Hypereides, For Lycophron 10
    2. tragic fictions and terrors
    3. (generally) pomp, display
      • Bentley, Phalaris 353
      • 125 CE – 200 CE, Lucian, The Dream or Lucian's Career 24
    4. a melancholy event, a tragedy
    5. song
      • Boissonade, Anecdota 4.411.892

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  • LSJ 8th edition