ἀγορά

See also: αγορά

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *agorā́, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂goréh₂, from *h₂ger- (to gather); equivalent to ᾰ̓γείρω (ageírō, to gather) +‎ (, abstract noun suffix).

Cognate with Mycenaean Greek 𐀀𐀒𐀨 (a-ko-ra).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

ᾰ̓γορᾱ́ (agorā́f (genitive ᾰ̓γορᾶς); first declension

  1. assembly, especially an assembly of the people (as opposed to a council, βουλή (boulḗ))
  2. the place of assembly
  3. speech
  4. market, marketplace
  5. things sold at market, provisions, supplies
  6. sale
  7. the time of market: midday

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Coptic: ⲁⲅⲟⲣⲁ (agora)
  • English: agora
  • French: agora
  • > Greek: αγορά (agorá) (inherited)

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