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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Noun[edit]

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.
    • 46 CE – 120 CE, Plutarch, Moralia 2.657a

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