οἰκία

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From οἶκος ‎(oîkos, house).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

οἰκίᾱ ‎(oikíāf ‎(genitive οἰκίας); first declension

  1. house, dwelling, lair
  2. household, domestic affairs
  3. household, family
  4. house, extended family, tribe

Usage notesEdit

In Attic law, οἶκος ‎(oîkos, house) was all the property left by a person, while οἰκία was the house on that property.

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