χρῆσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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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