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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

A Mediterranean substrate word surviving also in Latin libra.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /lǐː.traː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈli.tra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈli.tra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈli.tra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈli.tra/
  • NounEdit

    λῑ́τρᾱ (lī́trāf (genitive λῑ́τρᾱς); first declension

    1. litra, a Sicilian silver coin
    2. libra, a unit of weight
      1. a box for holding libras

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    GreekEdit

    Etymology 1Edit

    NounEdit

    λίτρα (lítran

    1. Nominative, accusative and vocative plural form of λίτρο (lítro).

    Etymology 2Edit

    NounEdit

    λίτρα (lítraf (plural λίτρες)

    1. Obsolete form of λίτρο (lítro).
    DeclensionEdit