κιθάρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Beekes, of Pre-Greek origin.

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Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowels ι, ά and α by adding a macron after each of them if they are long, or a breve if they are short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes they are short if unmarked.

Noun[edit]

κῐθάρα (kitháraf (genitive κιθάρας); first declension

  1. lyre
    1. lyre-playing
  2. (in the plural) the ribs of the horse

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian chitarra, from Arabic قِيثَارَة (qīṯāra), from Latin cithara, from Ancient Greek κιθάρα (kithára).

Noun[edit]

κιθάρα (kitháraf (plural κιθάρες)

  1. guitar

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