χώρα

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. No apparent cognates outside of Greek.

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kʰɔ̌ː.raː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkʰo.ra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈxo.ra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈxo.ra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈxo.ra/
  • Noun[edit]

    χώρᾱ (khṓrāf (genitive χώρᾱς); first declension

    1. location, place, spot (see Latin locus)
    2. the proper place
    3. one's place in life
    4. piece of land: tract, land, field
    5. country (opposite town), countryside
    6. country, nation

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    Noun[edit]

    χώρα (chóraf (plural χώρες)

    1. (geography) country, land (the state, its people, a region of a country)
      αδέσμευτες χώρεςadésmeftes chóresnon-aligned countries
    2. (geography) main town or village

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    Verb[edit]

    χώρα (chóra)

    1. 2nd person singular imperfective imperative of χωρώ (choró)
    2. 2nd person singular perfective imperative of χωρώ (choró)