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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From δῐᾰτρῑ́βω (diatrī́bō, to spend time) +‎ ().

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

δῐᾰτρῐβή (diatribḗf (genitive δῐᾰτρῐβῆς); first declension

  1. a way of spending time
    1. pastime, amusement
    2. occupation, employment, study
    3. waste of time, delay

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek διατριβή (diatribḗ, study)

NounEdit

διατριβή (diatrivíf (plural διατριβές)

  1. treatise, discourse

DeclensionEdit