Μακεδονία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Μᾰκεδών (Makedṓn, Macedonian) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ma.ke.do.ní.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ma.kɛ.doˈni.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ma.ke.ðoˈni.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ma.ce.ðoˈni.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ma.ce.ðoˈni.a/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱ (Makedoníāf (genitive Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱς); first declension

    1. Macedon; Macedonia

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek Μᾰκεδονῐ́ᾱ (Makedoníā).

    Proper noun[edit]

    Μακεδονία (Makedoníaf

    1. Macedon, Macedonia, an ancient kingdom in the Balkans
    2. Macedonia, a region of Greece
    3. former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Macedonia (see Usage notes)
    4. Macedonia, a broader region of the Balkan peninsula which includes the Greek region of Macedonia, the Republic of Macedonia and a bit of Bulgaria

    Usage notes[edit]

    The Greek government objects to the use of the "Republic of Macedonia" without a geographical qualifier such as "Northern Macedonia". (see: "Macedonia naming dispute" on Wikipedia)

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