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πηγή

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Ancient Greek

Alternative spellings

Etymology

Uncertain. Perhaps related to πήγνυμι (pēgnumi).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [pɛːɡɛː́]
  • (Koine): IPA: [peːɟˈeː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [piʝˈi]

Noun

πηγή (genitive πηγῆς) f, first declension; (pēgē)

  1. spring, well, fountain
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) source of a river
  3. vein (of a mineral)
  4. source, origin, cause

Usage notes

Often in plural

Inflection

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