χρόνος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown origin.

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NounEdit

χρόνος (khrónosm (genitive χρόνου); second declension

  1. time (in the abstract sense)
  2. specific time, period, term
  3. lifetime
  4. delay
  5. (grammar, Koine) tense

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  • Greek: χρόνος m (chrónos) (learned borrowing)
  • Catalan: crono-
  • Czech: chrono-
  • English: chrono-
  • French: chrono-
  • Irish: cróna-
  • Italian: crono-
  • Portuguese: crono-
  • Spanish: crono-

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GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χρόνος (khrónos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɾonos/
  • Hyphenation: χρό‧νος

NounEdit

χρόνος (chrónosm (plural χρόνοι) (and 2nd plural in neuter gender: χρόνια (chrónia))

  1. (abstract) time (with no plural)
    Ο χρόνος φεύγει και δεν ξαναγυρνά.
    O chrónos févgei kai den xanagyrná.
    Time passes and does not come back.
  2. year
    1. (of age) see colloquial genitive χρονών
  3. (grammar) tense
  4. volume (issues of a periodical over a period of one year)

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