όχι

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek ὄχι, ὤχι (ókhi, ṓkhi), from Ancient Greek ἐγώ οὐχί (egṓ oukhí) (ἐγὤχι by crasis) "not I".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈo̞çi]
  • Hyphenation: ό‧χι

Adverb[edit]

όχι (óchi)

  1. no (negative reply)
    Μιλάτε αγγλικά; Όχι.Miláte angliká? Óchi.Do you speak English? No.
  2. no (negation)
    όχι καλάóchi kalánot good
  3. not, in elliptical clauses
    Χρειάζομαι χρήματα, όχι υποσχέσεις.Chreiázomai chrímata, óchi yposchéseis.I need money, not promises.

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Noun[edit]

όχι (óchin (indeclinable)

  1. no
    Το «όχι» των Ελλήνων … (The "no" of the Greeks …)

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