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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From μήτηρ (mḗtēr, mother)

PronunciationEdit

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

    μήτρᾱ (mḗtrāf (genitive μήτρᾱς); first declension

    1. womb
      1. paunch, rumen
      2. (figuratively) source, origin
    2. the pith or heart of wood
    3. a queen wasp

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    NounEdit

    μήτρα (mítraf (plural μήτρες)

    1. (anatomy) womb
    2. (mathematics) matrix
    3. mold (anything around or on which something is formed or shaped)

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