Ῥωμανία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ῥωμᾱνός (Rhōmānós, Roman) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /r̥ɔː.maː.ní.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /r̥o.maˈni.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ro.maˈni.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ro.maˈni.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ro.maˈni.a/
  • Proper noun[edit]

    Ῥωμᾱνῐ́ᾱ (Rhōmāníāf (genitive Ῥωμᾱνῐ́ᾱς); first declension

    1. Roman Empire
    2. Byzantine Empire

    Usage notes[edit]

    Ῥωμανία does not refer to modern Romania, which was previously called Rumania and modern Greeks still call Romania Ρουμανία to distinguish it from the Byzantine Empire (Ρωμανία).

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