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EtymologyEdit

From Mediaeval Byzantine Greek ταίρι(ν) (taíri(n)), diminutive with loss of initial [e] of ancient ἑταῖρος (hetaîros, companion).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /teˈri/
  • Hyphenation: ταί‧ρι

NounEdit

ταίρι (taírin (plural ταίρια)

  1. partner, mate (the matching one of a pair)
  2. partner, mate (one of an unmarried couple)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ταίρι in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.