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χορδή

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰer-. Cognates include Sanskrit हिर (hira), Latin hernia, and Old English ġearn (English yarn).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [kʰordɛː́]
  • (Koine): IPA: [kʰo̞rdˈeː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [xorðˈi]

Noun

χορδή (genitive χορδῆς) f, first declension; (khordē)

  1. plural guts, intestines
  2. string made of gut
  3. string, chord
  4. sausage

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