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γαστήρ

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Ancient Greek

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [ɡastɛː́r]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ɡastˈeːr]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ɣastˈir]

Noun

γαστήρ (genitive γαστέρος or γαστρός); f, third declension; (gastēr)

  1. belly
  2. womb
  3. stomach, appetite

Usage notes

The root of γαστήρ contains an ε between τ and ρ which is often syncopated, leading to alternate forms such as genitive singular: γαστέρος and γαστρός, dative singular: γαστέρι and γαστρί, dative plural: γαστῆρσι and γαστράσι. The syncopated form is generally more common in forms with long suffixes, such as the aforementioned. The inflection table below lists the more common forms.

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G1064

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