χάρτης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From χαράσσω (kharássō, I scratch, inscribe), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer- (to scratch).

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χᾰ́ρτης (khártēsm (genitive χᾰ́ρτου); first declension

  1. sheet of paper
  2. book

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χάρτης (a papyrus scroll).[1] Of uncertain origin. Unlikely from either Aegyptian or Iberian (via Arabic) roots.[2] Cognate, Latin charta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxartis/
  • Hyphenation: χάρ‧της

Noun[edit]

χάρτης (chártism (plural χάρτες)

  1. (navigation) map, chart
  2. charter, project charter, constitution
    καταστατικός χάρτηςkatastatikós chártischarter
  3. (dated) synonym of χαρτί n (chartí, paper) in the set phrase
    εμπόριο χάρτου (empório chártou, trading of paper)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ χάρτης in “Triantafyllidis” Foundation (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]
  2. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2002) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary] (in Greek), 2nd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre