Origin of cardia
Other definitions for cardia (2 of 2)
WORDS THAT USE -CARDIA
What does -cardia mean?
The form -cardium ultimately comes from Greek kardíā, meaning “heart.” The Latin cognate, cor, “heart,” is the source of words such as cordial, courage, and discord. To learn more, check out our entries for each word.
What are variants of -cardia?
Examples of -cardia
The form brady- means “slow,” from Greek bradýs. The combining form -cardia means “abnormal heart condition.” Bradycardia literally translates to “abnormally slow heart condition.”
What are some words that use the combining form -cardia?
What are some other forms that -cardia may be commonly confused with?
How to use cardia in a sentence
“They were probably trying to use the certificates to open a line of credit at the Vatican,” said Cardia.
Cardia said that “when we started questioning them their confidence faded rapidly.”
The men were “very confident,” said Lt. Col. Davide Cardia of the tax police.
“There will be a trial for attempted fraud, but since the men were not arrested, I am assuming they fled Italy,” said Cardia.
Cardia; friendship, a friendly welcome, additional time granted for paying a debt.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
Another Greek, Eumenes of Cardia, was chief secretary (ἀρχιγραμματεύς).
He had formed an alliance with Cardia, Perinthus and Byzantium.
In this stage the peristalsis of the gullet is sufficient to force the food through the cardia.
In the Chersonese then the Phenicians made themselves masters of all the other cities except the city of Cardia.The History Of Herodotus|Herodotus