χορεία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- (to grasp, enclose), if the original sense of the Greek word is “enclosed dancing floor”.

Noun[edit]

χορεία (khoreíaf (genitive χορείας); ? declension

  1. dance
  2. chorea

Descendants[edit]

  • English: choreography
  • English: chorea

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