τραγῳδία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From τραγῳδός (tragōidós) from τράγος (trágos, goat) + ἀοιδός (aoidós, singer)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tra.ɡɔːi̯.dí.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tra.ɡoˈdi.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /tra.ɣoˈði.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /tra.ɣoˈði.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /tra.ɣoˈði.a/
  • Noun[edit]

    τραγῳδίᾱ (tragōidíāf (genitive τραγῳδίᾱς); first declension

    1. a tragedy or heroic play
    2. (generally) any grave, serious poetry
      1. an exaggerated speech, made by a prosecutor
        • Hypereides, For Lycophron 10
      2. tragic fictions and terrors
      3. (generally) pomp, display
        • Bentley, Phalaris 353
        • Lucian, The Dream or Lucian's Career 24
      4. a melancholy event, a tragedy
      5. song
        • Boissonade, Anecdota 4.411.892

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