θύρα

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From Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer-. Cognates include Sanskrit द्वार् (dvār), Latin foris, Old Armenian դուռն (duṙn) and Old English duru and dor (English door).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tʰý.raː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtʰy.ra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈθy.ra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈθy.ra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈθi.ra/
  • Noun[edit]

    θῠ́ρᾱ (thúrāf (genitive θῠ́ρᾱς); first declension

    1. door
    2. entrance

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Ancient Greek θύρα (thúra)[1], from Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer-. For senses USB, port, semantic loan from English Universal Serial Bus and port (sense computing).

    Noun[edit]

    θύρα (thýraf (plural θύρες)

    1. door
    2. a gate in a stadium
    3. a PC port
      θύρα USB (USB port)

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    References[edit]

    1. ^ θύρα in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]