πρᾶξις

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Etymology[edit]

From πρᾱ́σσω (prā́ssō, I do, practice) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /prâːk.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈprak.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈprak.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈprak.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈprak.sis/
  • Noun[edit]

    πρᾶξῐς (prâxisf (genitive πρᾱ́ξεως); third declension

    1. deed, action, activity
    2. business dealing
    3. success
    4. collection of debts, arrears
    5. business, office
    6. work, treatise
    7. magic spell
    8. (euphemistic) sexual intercourse
    9. conduct, practice
    10. state, condition

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