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See also: εποχή

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἐπέχω (epékhō, to stop, hold back) +‎ ().

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /e.po.kʰɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛ.poˈkʰe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /e.poˈxi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /e.poˈçi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /e.poˈçi/
  • NounEdit

    ἐποχή (epokhḗf (genitive ἐποχῆς); first declension

    1. check, cessation
      1. retention
    2. (philosophy) suspension of judgement
      1. suspense of payment
    3. stoppage, pause
      1. the epoch of a star
      2. period of vibration (in musical theory)

    DeclensionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    Further readingEdit