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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *meh₁- (to measure) + -τρον (-tron).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mé.tron/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmɛ.tron/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈme.tron/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈme.tron/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈme.tron/
  • NounEdit

    μέτρον (métronn (genitive μέτρου); second declension

    1. something used to measure: measure, rule, weight
    2. length, width, breadth
    3. (music) metre

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