χρεία

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From χρή (khrḗ, it is necessary)

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NounEdit

χρείᾱ (khreíāf (genitive χρείᾱς); first declension

  1. need, want, necessity
    1. want, poverty
  2. business, purpose (especially military purpose)
    1. employment, function
  3. use
    1. use, advantage, service
  4. familiarity, intimacy
  5. maxim

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