Κέρκυρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the name of the nymph Corcyra in Greek mythology, or Cercyra in the Doric dialect, daughter of Asopos and the river nymph Metope.

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Proper noun[edit]

Κέρκῡρᾰ (Kérkūraf (genitive Κερκῡ́ρᾱς); first declension

  1. Corcyra; Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece

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References[edit]

  • Κέρκυρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Κέρκυρα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,007

Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈcercira/
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  • Hyphenation: Κέρ‧κυ‧ρα

Proper noun[edit]

Κέρκυρα (Kérkyra)

  1. Corfu, the Ionian Island and its chief town.

Usage notes[edit]

Genitive singular: also learned type Ancient Greek Κερκύρας (Kerkúras) used for names of streets, and the type of butter:

βούτυρο Κερκύραςvoútyro KerkýrasKerkyra butter.

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