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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek Ἑλλᾰ́δᾰ (Helláda), accusative form of Ἑλλᾰ́ς (Hellás, Greece)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /eˈlaða/
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  • Hyphenation: Ελ‧λά‧δα

Proper nounEdit

Ελλάδα (Elládaf

  1. Greece

Usage notesEdit

Ελλάς (Ellás) is the former, Katharevousa, word for what in Standard Modern Greek is now called Ελλάδα (Elláda). Greece is formally referred to as the Ελληνική Δημοκρατία (Ellinikí Dimokratía, Hellenic Republic).

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