Last modified on 10 February 2014, at 11:59

idiossincrasia

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰδιοσυγκρασία (idiosunkrasía, one’s own temperament), from ἴδιος (ídios, one’s own) + σύν (sún, together) + κρᾶσις (krâsis, temperament).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /i.ðjɔ.sĩ.kɾɐ.ˈzi.ɐ/
  • Hyphenation: i‧di‧os‧sin‧cra‧si‧a

NounEdit

idiossincrasia f (plural idiossincrasias)

  1. idiosyncrasy, quirk