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 ‎(historíāf ‎(genitive ἱστορίας); first declension istoria may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ἱστορίᾱ.

  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, M.; Debrabandere, F.; Quak, A.; Schoonheim, T.; Van der Sijs, N. (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)