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See also: , , , -, -, and Appendix:Variations of "dia"

Ancient Greek

Alternative forms

Etymology

From *? (disa), from Proto-Indo-European *dwís (related to (dís, "twice") and (dúo, "two")).[1] Cognates include Latin dis- and Gothic - (dis-).

Pronunciation

 

Preposition

? o (diá) (governs the genitive and accusative)

  1. (+ genitive)
    1. (of a place)
      1. in a line
      2. through
      3. in the midst of, between
      4. along
      5. at intervals of, at every
    2. (time)
      1. between
      2. after
      3. every (interval of time)
    3. (causality)
      1. through, by
      2. (attested from 1st century B.C.E.) out of (materials from which something is made)
  2. (+ accusative)
    1. (of a place, poetic) through, among
    2. (time) during
    3. (causality)
      1. thanks to, by aid of
      2. because of
      3. for the sake of

Derived terms

  • ? (diék)
  • (dioxeiôn)

Descendants

  • Greek: (gia), (diá)

Adverb

? o (diá)

  1. throughout

See also

  • (apó)

References

  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume I, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 228

Further reading


Greek

Alternative forms

  • - (diá-) - as prefix
  • - (dia-) - as prefix
  • - (di-) - as prefix, before vowel
  • ' (di')

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ?. Doublet of (gia).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ði͜a/ or /ðja/, or /ð?a/
  • Hyphenation: ?, or as one syllable

Preposition

o (diá)

  1. by, for, through

Further reading


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