μελῳδία

See also: μελωδία

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From μελῳδός (melōidós, musical) +‎ -ία (-ía), from μέλος (mélos) "musical phrase" + ᾠδή (ōidḗ), contracted form of ἀοιδή (aoidḗ) "song".

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

μελῳδῐ́ᾱ (melōidíāf (genitive μελῳδῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. song, singing; chant; music, melody

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: μελωδία (melodía)
  • Latin: melōdia (see there for further descendants)
  • Old Armenian: մեղեդի (mełedi)
  • Russian: мелодия (melodija)

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