μάστορας

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From Byzantine Greek μάστορας and Byzantine Greek μαΐστωρ (maḯstōr), from Hellenistic μαγίστωρ, μάγιστρος (official of 3rd century), from Latin magister.[1][2] Also see μήστωρ (mḗstōr, adviser, counsellor). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmastoras/
  • Hyphenation: μά‧στο‧ρας

Noun[edit]

μάστορας (mástorasm (plural μάστορες, feminine μαστόρισσα)

  1. craftsman, artisan
  2. expert

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  1. ^ μάστορας in Kriaras, Emmanuel. (n.d.) Επιτομή του Λεξικού της Μεσαιωνικής Ελληνικής Δημώδους Γραμματείας [Concise Dictionary of Medieval Vulgar Greek Literature (1100‑1669) Vols. I‑XIV.] (in Greek), Online edition
    Also lemmata μαΐστ- and μαγιστ-
  2. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “μάστορας”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre