φθινόπωρο

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φθινόπωρον (phthinópōron), from φθίνω (phthínō, to lessen, to fall down, to wilt) and ὀπώρα (opṓra, fruit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fθiˈno̞po̞ˌro̞]

Noun[edit]

φθινόπωρο (fthinóporon (plural φθινόπωρα)

  1. autumn (UK & US), fall (US) (third of the four seasons, between summer and winter)
  2. (figuratively) autumn (time period when someone or something is past its prime)
    Ο παππούς βρίσκεται στο φθινόπωρο της ζωής του.O pappoús vrísketai sto fthinóporo tis zoḯs tou.Grandad is in the autumn of his life.

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Seasons in Greek · εποχές (epochés) (layout · text)
άνοιξη (ánoixi, spring) καλοκαίρι (kalokaíri, summer) φθινόπωρο (fthinóporo, autumn) χειμώνας (cheimónas, winter)

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