χρῆσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From χρᾰ́ω (khráō, I use, lend, declare) +‎ -σῐς (-sis)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰrɛ̂ː.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkʰre.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈxri.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈxri.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈxri.sis/
  • Noun[edit]

    χρῆσῐς (khrêsisf (genitive χρήσεως); 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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