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See also: οικία

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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From οἰκέω (oikéō) +‎ ία (ía).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /oi̯.kí.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /yˈki.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /yˈki.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /yˈci.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /iˈci.a/
  • NounEdit

    οἰκῐ́ᾱ (oikíāf (genitive οἰκῐ́ᾱς); 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.

    InflectionEdit

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