φορά

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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]

From Ancient Greek.

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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