ειδύλλιο

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Etymology[edit]

The genre from Hellenistic Ancient Greek εἰδύλλιον (eidúllion, short bucolic poem).
Sense romance, semantic loan from French idylle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /iˈði.li.o/
  • Hyphenation: ει‧δύλ‧λι‧ο

Noun[edit]

ειδύλλιο (eidýllion (plural ειδύλλια)

  1. (literature) in ancient Greek and Roman literature, a short bucolic poem, usually with romantic theme
    1. (in new times) any poem or other literary form of similar character
  2. romance, love affair
    1. (ironic) brief or unexpected friendship or collaboration

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