φορά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*bʰer-

Verbal noun from o-grade of φέρω ‎(phérō, to bring, bear, carry).

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Noun[edit]

φορά ‎(phoráf ‎(genitive φορᾶς); first declension phora fora may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek φορά.

  1. an act
  2. (from the active voice)
    1. carrying
      1. gestation
    2. bringing in of money, payment
    3. bringing forth, productiveness
  3. (from the passive voice)
    1. being borne or carried along, motion
    2. rapid motion, rush
    3. (of persons) impulse; tendency; line of thought or action
    4. time, occasion
  4. (as a thing) that which is borne
    1. load, freight, burden
    2. rent, tribute
    3. that which is brought forth, fruit, produce, crop

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

φορά ‎(foráf ‎(plural φορές)

  1. time (instance or occurrence)
    την πρώτη φορά‎ ― tin próti forá ― the first time
  2. (mathematics) times
    πέντε φορές‎ ― pénte forés ― five times
  3. speed, impetus

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