προφορά

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek προφέρω ‎(prophérō, I pronounce)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

προφορά ‎(proforáf ‎(plural προφορές)

  1. (linguistics) pronunciation, articulation, enunciation (manner in which sounds are pronounced)
    Η προφορά μερικών ήχων στα Ελληνική είναι δύσκολη για τους ξένους.‎ ― I proforá merikón íchon sta Ellinikí eínai dýskoli gia tous xénous. ― The pronunciation of some of the sounds of Greek are difficult for foreigners.
  2. (linguistics) accent (manner in which a certain language is pronounced depending on location and other factors)
    Δεν μπορούσα να καταλάβω την Κρητική προφορά του.‎ ― Den boroúsa na katalávo tin Kritikí proforá tou. ― I couldn't understand his Cretan accent.

Declension[edit]