χρῆσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From χράω (khráō, I use, lend, declare)

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Noun[edit]

χρῆσις (khrêsis) (genitive χρήσεως, χρήσιος) f, third declension

  1. use, usage, employment
  2. utility, usefulness
  3. intimacy, relationship, sexual intercourse
  4. (grammar) use, example, quotation
  5. the response of an oracle
  6. loan

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