ἱστορία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ῐ̔στορέω (historéō, I inquire), from ἵστωρ (hístōr, one who knows, wise man), from Proto-Indo-European *wéydtōr (the one that knows),[1] from the root *weyd-.

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Noun[edit]

ῐ̔στορῐ́ᾱ (historíāf (genitive ῐ̔στορῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. inquiry, examination, systematic observation, science
  2. body of knowledge obtained by systematic inquiry
  3. written account of such inquiries, narrative, history

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Philippa, Marlies; Debrabandere, Frans; Quak, Arend; Schoonheim, Tanneke; van der Sijs, Nicoline (2003–2009), “historie”, in Etymologisch woordenboek van het Nederlands (in Dutch), Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press

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Noun[edit]

ἱστορία (ἱstoríaf

  1. Katharevousa form of ιστορία (istoría)