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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Proto-Indo-European root *per- (sell), which also gave the verb πέρνημι (pérnēmi, to sell).

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NounEdit

πόρνη (pórnēf (genitive πόρνης); first declension

  1. female prostitute

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek πόρνη (pórnē).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔɾ.ni/
  • Hyphenation: πόρ‧νη

NounEdit

πόρνη (pórnif

  1. harlot; prostitute; whore
  2. opprobrious designation

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