προφορά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From προφέρω (prophérō, to pronounce) +‎ ().

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pro.pʰo.rǎː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pro.pʰoˈra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pro.ɸoˈra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pro.foˈra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pro.foˈra/
  • Noun[edit]

    προφορᾱ́ (prophorā́f (genitive προφορᾶς); first declension

    1. pronunciation, utterance

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek προφορά (prophorá).

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    Noun[edit]

    προφορά (proforáf (plural προφορές)

    1. (linguistics) pronunciation, articulation, enunciation (manner in which sounds are pronounced)
      Η προφορά μερικών ήχων στα Ελληνικά είναι δύσκολη για τους ξένους.I proforá merikón íchon sta Elliniká 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.

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