Open main menu

Wiktionary β

Contents

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From προσέχω (prosékhō, to guard against) +‎ (, abstract noun suffix).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pro.so.kʰɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pro.soˈkʰe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /pro.soˈxi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /pro.soˈçi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /pro.soˈçi/
  • NounEdit

    προσοχή (prosokhḗf (genitive προσοχῆς); first declension (Koine)

    1. (Koine) attention

    InflectionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Further readingEdit


    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek προσοχή (prosokhḗ).

    PronunciationEdit

    • IPA(key): /pɾosoˈçi/
    • Hyphenation: προ‧σο‧χή

    InterjectionEdit

    προσοχή (prosochí)

    1. attention, be careful, watch out
      Προσοχή! Το δέντρο πέφτει.Prosochí! To déntro péftei.Watch out! The tree is falling!
    2. (military) attention (drill order)

    NounEdit

    προσοχή (prosochíf (uncountable)

    1. attention, focus
      Μην του αποσπάς την προσοχή όταν οδηγάει.Min tou apospás tin prosochí ótan odigáei.Don't distract (lit:break off his attention) while he's driving.
    2. attention, care
      Οι δίσκοι μου χρειάζονται προσοχή και φροντίδα.Oi dískoi mou chreiázontai prosochí kai frontída.My records need attention and care.
      Το αυτοκίνητό μου θέλει προσοχή.To aftokínitó mou thélei prosochí.My car needs care.
    3. (military) attention (upright pose with hands rigidly at side)

    DeclensionEdit

    SynonymsEdit

    AntonymsEdit