Μοῖρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From μοῖρα (moîra, portion, lot; destiny)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mói̯.ra/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmy.ra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈmy.ra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈmy.ra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈmi.ra/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Μοῖρᾰ (Moîraf (genitive Μοίρᾱς); first declension

    1. one of the Moerae; one of the Fates in Greek mythology

    Usage notes[edit]

    For the Roman equivalent, see Parcae.

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    References[edit]

    • Μοῖρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,010