ξενία

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See also: Ξένια

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kse.ní.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ksɛˈni.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /kseˈni.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /kseˈni.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /kseˈni.a/
  • Etymology 1[edit]

    From ξένος (xénos, stranger, guest) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā)

    Noun[edit]

    ξενῐ́ᾱ (xeníāf (genitive ξενῐ́ᾱς); first declension

    1. hospitality, hospitable reception, entertainment
    2. guest room
    3. friendly relations
    4. the state/rights of a foreigner
    5. the idea that all strangers have a right to a certain gift, whether it is food, gold, entertainment or a place to stay
    Inflection[edit]

    Etymology 2[edit]

    See etymology on the main entry.

    Adjective[edit]

    ξενῐ́ᾱ (xeníā)

    1. inflection of ξένῐος (xénios):
      1. feminine nominative singular
      2. feminine vocative singular
      3. feminine nominative dual
      4. feminine accusative dual
      5. feminine vocative dual

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek ξενία (xenía, hospitality)

    Noun[edit]

    ξενία (xeníam (plural ξενίες)

    1. hospitality

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