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See also: μοίρα and Μοῖρα


Ancient GreekEdit


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




μοῖρα (moîraf (genitive μοίρας); first declension

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


Related termsEdit



  • μοῖρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • μοῖρα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • μοῖρα in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «μοῖρα» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • μοῖρα in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • «μοῖρα» in Trapp, Erich, et al. (1994–2007) Lexikon zur byzantinischen Gräzität besonders des 9.-12. Jahrhunderts [the Lexicon of Byzantine Hellenism, Particularly the 9th-12th Centuries], Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Bauer lexicon