χορηγός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From χορός (khorós, chorus) +‎ ἡγέομαι (hēgéomai, I lead).

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Noun[edit]

χορηγός (khorēgósm (genitive χορηγοῦ); second declension

  1. a chorus leader, who could enter the story as a character able to interact with the characters of a play
  2. generally, the leader of a train or band
  3. in Athens, one who defrays the cost of a performance
  4. generally, one who supplies financial backing for any endeavour

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek χορηγός (khorēgós, chorus leader)

Noun[edit]

χορηγός (chorigósm (plural χορηγοί)

  1. sponsor, backer, benefactor (especially for an artistic event)

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