οἰκία

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From οἶκος (oikos, house).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

οἰκία (oikia) (genitive οἰκίας) f, first declension

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

Usage notesEdit

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

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