ποδόσφαιρο

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Etymology[edit]

Calque of English football with ποδο- (podo-, from Ancient Greek πούς, ποδός) +‎ -σφαιρο (-sfairo, from σφαῖρᾰ (sphaîra)). First attested 1895.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /poˈðosfero/
  • Hyphenation: πο‧δό‧σφαι‧ρο

Noun[edit]

ποδόσφαιρο (podósfairon (plural ποδόσφαιρα)

  1. (soccer) football, soccer, association football

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2002) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary] (in Greek), 2nd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre

Further reading[edit]

  • ποδόσφαιρο in Triantafyllides, Manolis (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]