οἰκία

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See also: οικία

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From οἰκέω (oikéō) +‎ ία (ía).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /oi̯.kí.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /yˈki.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /yˈki.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /yˈci.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iˈci.a/
  • Noun[edit]

    οἰκῐ́ᾱ (oikíāf (genitive οἰκῐ́ᾱς); first declension

    1. house, dwelling, lair
    2. household, domestic affairs
    3. household, family
    4. house, extended family, tribe

    Usage notes[edit]

    In Attic law, οἶκος (oîkos, house) was all the property left by a person, while οἰκία was the house on that property.

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