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βρέφος

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷrebʰ-. Cognates include Old Church Slavonic жрѣбѧ (žrěbę) and Irish bromach.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [brépʰos]
  • (Koine): IPA: [brˈɛpʰo̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [βrˈeɸos]

Noun

βρέφος (genitive βρέφεος or βρέφους); n, third declension; (brephos)

  1. baby
  2. babe in the womb, foetus/fetus

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