φορά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φέρω (phérō, to bring, bear, carry) +‎ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰo.rǎː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰoˈra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸoˈra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /foˈra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /foˈra/
  • Noun[edit]

    φορά (phoráf (genitive φορᾶς); first declension

    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]

    Inherited from Ancient Greek φορά (phorá).

    Noun[edit]

    φορά (foráf (plural φορές)

    1. time (instance or occurrence)
      την πρώτη φοράtin próti foráthe first time
    2. (mathematics) times
      πέντε φορέςpénte forésfive times
    3. speed, impetus

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