θεωρία

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From θεωρός (theōrós, spectator) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

θεωρῐ́ᾱ (theōríāf (genitive θεωρῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. sending of state-ambassadors (θεωροί)
  2. embassy, mission
  3. sight, spectacle, viewing
  4. consideration, theory, speculation

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: θεωρία (theoría)
  • Latin: theōria (see there for further descendants)
  • Russian: теория (teorija)

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek θεωρία (theōría)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /θeoˈria/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: θε‧ω‧ρί‧α
  • Homophone: θεωρεία (theoreía)

NounEdit

θεωρία (theoríaf

  1. theory
  2. contemplation

DeclensionEdit

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