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βακτηρία

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Ancient Greek

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Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *bak. Cognates include Latin baculum and Irish bacc.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [baktɛːríaː]
  • (Koine): IPA: [bakteːrˈiaː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [βaktirˈia]

Noun

βακτηρία (genitive βακτηρίᾱς) f, first declension; (baktēria)

  1. rod, staff, cane
  2. baton

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