ἕδρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ἕδος (hédos, seat), from ἕζομαι (hézomai, I sit)

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /hé.draː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈ(h)ɛ.dra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈe.ðra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈe.ðra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈe.ðra/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἕδρᾱ (hédrāf (genitive ἕδρᾱς); first declension

    1. seat, chair, stool, bench
      1. seat, abode, throne
      2. seat, place, base
      3. (in the plural) quarters of the sky in which omens appeared
      4. seat of a physiological process
    2. the act of sitting
      1. sitting still, inactivity, delay
      2. position
      3. sitting, session
    3. seat, breech, fundament
      1. (of animals) rump
    4. (geometry) face of a regular solid

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