τριβή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From τρίβω (tríbō, rub, grind) +‎ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tri.bɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /triˈbe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /triˈβi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /triˈvi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /triˈvi/
  • Noun[edit]

    τρῐβή (tribḗf (genitive τρῐβῆς); first declension

    1. a rubbing down, wearing away, wasting
    2. practice, as opposed to theory
      1. mere practice, routine, as opposed to true art
    3. that about which one is busied, the object of care, anxiety, love (compare Latin cura)
    4. (of time) a spending
      1. delay, putting off

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    Greek[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    τριβή (trivíf (plural τριβές)

    1. friction (rubbing), (force)
    2. friction (conflict)
    3. wear from friction or rubbing

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