σειρά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *twerH- (to grab, seize, enclose).[1]

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Noun[edit]

σειρᾱ́ (seirā́f (genitive σειρᾶς); first declension

  1. cord, rope

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  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σειρά (seirá). The sense “TV series” is a semantic loan from French série or from English serial.

Noun[edit]

σειρά (seiráf (plural σειρές)

  1. class (military; persons subject to the same intake)
  2. line (of text)
  3. order (arrangement, disposition, sequence; the state of being well arranged)
    αλφαβητική σειράalfavitikí seiráalphabetical order
  4. turn
    Είναι η σειρά μου να μιλήσω.Eínai i seirá mou na milíso.It's my turn to speak.
  5. series; serial; TV series
    Synonym: σήριαλ (sírial)

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