παροιμία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πάροιμος (pároimos, by the road, neighbor) +‎ -ία (-ía).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pa.roi̯.mí.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pa.ryˈmi.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pa.ryˈmi.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pa.ryˈmi.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pa.riˈmi.a/
  • Noun[edit]

    πᾰροιμῐ́ᾱ (paroimíāf (genitive πᾰροιμῐ́ᾱς); first declension

    1. a byword, saying, proverb, maxim
      1. a dark saying, parable

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek παροιμία (paroimía).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /paɾiˈmia/
    • Hyphenation: πα‧ροι‧μί‧α

    Noun[edit]

    παροιμία (paroimíaf (plural παροιμίες)

    1. proverb, saying, adage, maxim (phrase expressing a basic truth)

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