ἱστορία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ἱστορέω ‎(historéō, I inquire), from ἵστωρ ‎(hístōr, witness), from Proto-Indo-European *widstōr ‎(the one that knows)[1], which is derived from Proto-Indo-European *weyd-.

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Noun[edit]

ἱστορίᾱ ‎(historíā) (genitive ἱστορίας); f, 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. ^ "historie" in M. Philippa - Etymologisch Woordenboek van het Nederlands, Amsterdam University Press 2009 (etymologiebank)

Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

ἱστορία ‎(ἱstoríaf

  1. Katharevousa form of ιστορία ‎(istoría)