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ἀπορία

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Ancient Greek

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Etymology

From ἄπορος (impassable, difficult) from ἀ- (not) + πόρος (passage).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [aporíaː]
  • (Koine): IPA: [apo̞rˈiaː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [aporˈia]

Noun

ἀπορία (genitive ἀπορίας) f, first declension; (aporia)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a difficulty in passage
  2. difficulty, impossibility
  3. embarrassment, doubt, uncertainty, anxiety
  4. need, poverty
  5. puzzle

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G640

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