προφορά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

προφορᾱ́ (prophorā́f (genitive προφορᾶς); first declension

  1. pronunciation, utterance

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: προφορά (proforá)

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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 is 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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