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καρδία

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A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
William Butler Yeats
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Ancient Greek

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Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr. Cognate with Sanskrit हृदय (hṛdaya), Latin cor, Armenian սիրտ (sirt), and Old English heorte (English heart).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [kardíaː]
  • (Koine): IPA: [kardˈiaː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [karðˈia]

Noun

καρδία (genitive καρδίας) f, first declension; (kardiā)

  1. heart (as the source of emotion, love, etc.)
  2. mind
  3. stomach
  4. any hollow vessel
  5. center or inner part: pith (of wood), depth (of the sea)

Inflection

Descendants

References

Strong’s concordance number: G2588

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