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Third declension Noun; Feminine 자동번역 Transliteration:

Principal Part: ξηρότης ξηρότητος

Structure: ξηροτητ (Stem) + ς (Ending)

Etym.: chro/s


  1. dryness, dryness, soundness


Third declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.


  • "ὁ δὲ αὐχμὸσ πολιωτέρουσ ποιεῖ, εἴτε γὰρ αὐάνσισ τριχὸσ ἡ πολιὰ εἴτ’ ἔνδεια θερμοῦ, ἡ ξηρότησ μαραίνει, διὸ καὶ τὰ πιλία θᾶττον ποιεῖ πολιούσ ἐκπίνεται γὰρ ἡ οἰκεία τῆσ τριχὸσ ὑγρότησ. (Athenaeus, The Deipnosophists, Book 15, book 15, chapter 45 2:5)
  • τίνεσ οὖν εἰσιν αὗται πλὴν θερμότησ καὶ ψυχρότησ καὶ ξηρότησ καὶ ὑγρότησ, αἷσ τὰ στοιχεῖα πάσχειν ἅπαντα καὶ ποιεῖν πέφυκεν; (Plutarch, De primo frigido, chapter, section 7 1:1)
  • ἡ γὰρ ξηρότησ Ῥηγματίασ ποιεῖ εἶναι καὶ τοῦ ὕδατοσ ἡ ψυχρότησ. (Hippocrates, Hippocrates Collected Works I, , iv.7)
  • ὥστ’, εἰ μὲν τὰσ πρώτασ τε καὶ στοιχειώδεισ ἀλλοιωτικὰσ δυνάμεισ ζητοίησ, ὑγρότησ ἐστὶ καὶ ξηρότησ καὶ ψυχρότησ καὶ θερμότησ· (Galen, On the Natural Faculties., , section 67)
  • αἰτίη γὰρ ψύξισ καὶ ξηρότησ γήραοσ, καὶ θανάτου ἥδε φύσισ. (Aretaeus, The Extant Works of Aretaeus, The Cappadocian., , 34)


Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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