τριβή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From τρίβω (tribō, rub, grind)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

τρῐβή (tribē) (genitive τριβῆς) f, 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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