χοραγός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From χορός "chorus" + ἡγέομαι "I lead"

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Noun[edit]

χοραγός (khoragós) (genitive χοραγοῦ) m, second declension

  1. Chorus leader, who could enter the story as a character able to interact with the characters of a play.
  2. Generally, the leader of a train or band.
  3. In Athens, one who defrays the cost of a performance.
  4. Generally, one who supplies financial backing for any endeavour.

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