ĥaraktero

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χαρακτήρ (kharaktḗr, type, nature, character), from χαράσσω (kharássō, I engrave).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xarakˈtero/
  • Hyphenation: ĥa‧rak‧te‧ro
  • Rhymes: -ero

Noun[edit]

ĥaraktero (uncountable, accusative ĥarakteron)

  1. (rare, archaic) character, personality, nature
    • 1888, L. L. Zamenhof, Dua Libro de l' lingvo Internacia:
      Vi havas noblan ĥarakteron!
    • 1927, Kazimierz Bein (translator), La Faraono, B. Prus:
      Ili scias, ke oni devas multon pardoni al la kronprinco, precipe, se li havas tiel uraganan ĥarakteron.
    • 1968, Geologio internacia, page 61:
      en ĝenerala ĥaraktero konfirmas la tezon
    Synonym: karaktero