συναίρεση

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From hellenistic Koine συναίρεσις (sunaíresis) from verb of Ancient Greek συναίρέω (sunaíréō) συναιρῶ (sunairô).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /si.ˈne.re.si/
  • Hyphenation: συ‧ναί‧ρε‧ση

Noun[edit]

συναίρεση (synaíresif (plural συναιρέσεις)

  1. (grammar, phonology) contraction, synaeresis of two adjacent vowels or diphthongs within one word, into one
    e.g. of [ao] to [o] as in τραγουδάω (tragoudáo) > τραγουδώ (tragoudó, I sing)

Declension[edit]