ἐποχή

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: εποχή

Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐπέχω (epékhō, to stop, hold back) +‎ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.po.kʰɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛ.poˈkʰe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /e.poˈxi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /e.poˈçi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /e.poˈçi/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἐποχή (epokhḗf (genitive ἐποχῆς); first declension

    1. check, cessation
      1. retention
    2. (philosophy) suspension of judgement
      1. suspense of payment
    3. stoppage, pause
      1. the epoch of a star
      2. period of vibration (in musical theory)

    Declension[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    Further reading[edit]