πόρνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Proto-Indo-European root *per- (sell), which also gave the verb πέρνημι (pérnēmi, to sell).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pór.nɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpor.ne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpor.ni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpor.ni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpor.ni/
  • Noun[edit]

    πόρνη (pórnēf (genitive πόρνης); first declension

    1. female prostitute

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek πόρνη (pórnē).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    • IPA(key): /ˈpɔɾ.ni/
    • Hyphenation: πόρ‧νη

    Noun[edit]

    πόρνη (pórnif

    1. harlot; prostitute; whore
    2. opprobrious designation

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