κρᾶσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From κεράννυμι (keránnumi, to mix) +‎ -σις (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /krâː.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkra.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkra.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈkra.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈkra.sis/
  • Noun[edit]

    κρᾶσῐς (krâsisf (genitive κρᾱ́σεως); third declension

    1. mixture, compound, union
    2. temperature, climate
    3. temperament
    4. (grammar) crasis (e.g. τὸ ἔλαιον > τοὔλαιον)

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