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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