Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /di.a.tri.bɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /di.a.triˈbe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ði.a.triˈβi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ði.a.triˈvi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ði.a.triˈvi/
  • 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

    InflectionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit


    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek διατριβή (diatribḗ, study)

    NounEdit

    διατριβή (diatrivíf (plural διατριβές)

    1. treatise, discourse

    DeclensionEdit