ἱστορία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ἱστορέω (historéō, I inquire), from ἵστωρ (hístōr, witness), from Proto-Indo-European *widstōr (the one that knows)[1], which is derived from Proto-Indo-European *weyd-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ἱστορία (historia) (genitive ἱστορίας) f, first declension

  1. inquiry, examination, systematic observation, science
  2. body of knowledge obtained by systematic inquiry
  3. written account of such inquiries, narrative, history

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "historie" in M. Philippa - Etymologisch Woordenboek van het Nederlands, Amsterdam University Press 2009 (etymologiebank)

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

ἱστορία (ἱstoríaf

  1. Katharevousa form of ιστορία (istoría)