κοινωνία

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κοινωνίᾱ (koinōníā)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA: [cinoˈnia]

Noun[edit]

κοινωνία (koinoníaf (plural κοινωνίες)

  1. community
    σοσιαλιστική κοινωνίαsosialistikí koinoníasocialist community
    κλειστή κοινωνίαkleistí koinoníaclosed community
  2. society, communion (a group of people with a shared culture)
    η κοινωνία της αφθονίαςi koinonía tis afthoníasthe affluent society
  3. (Christianity) communion
    Θεία κοινωνίαTheía koinoníaHoly Communion

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • κοινωνώ (koinonó, to take communion, to give communion)

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