χρόνος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of unknown origin. May possibly be related to κορμός (kormós) from Proto-Indo-European *(s)ker-.

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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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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek χρόνος (khrónos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈxɾo.nos/
  • 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. Χρόνια πολλά
      Chrónia pollá
      Lit. "Many years", equivalent to "best wishes", a greeting said during holiday periods
    2. (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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  • and see at χρονιά & at χρόνια
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