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See also: μοίρα and Μοῖρα

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From o-grade of the root of μείρομαι (meíromai, to receive as one's portion) +‎ -ιᾰ (-ia, feminine suffix).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mói̯.ra/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmy.ra/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈmy.ra/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈmy.ra/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈmi.ra/
  • NounEdit

    μοῖρᾰ (moîraf (genitive μοίρᾱς); first declension

    1. part, portion
    2. political party
    3. lot, destiny
    4. that which is right

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