θρηνῳδία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From θρηνῴδης (thrēnṓidēs, like or fit for a dirge) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

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θρηνῳδῐ́ᾱ (thrēnōidíāf (genitive θρηνῳδῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. lamentation, mourning
    • 380 BCE, Plato, The Republic 604d
      τάχιστα γίγνεσθαι πρὸς τὸ ἰᾶσθαί τε καὶ ἐπανορθοῦν τὸ πεσόν τε καὶ νοσῆσαν, ἰατρικῇ θρηνῳδίαν ἀφανίζοντα.
      tákhista gígnesthai pròs tò iâsthaí te kaì epanorthoûn tò pesón te kaì nosêsan, iatrikêi thrēnōidían aphanízonta.
    • 46 CE – 120 CE, Plutarch, Moralia 2.657a

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