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ἀπόφθεγμα

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From ἀποφθέγγομαι (I plainly speak my mind) from ἀπό (from) + φθέγγομαι (I speak loudly).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [apópʰtʰeɡma]
  • (Koine): IPA: [apˈo̞pʰtʰɛɡma]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [apˈoɸθeɣma]

Noun

ἀπόφθεγμα (genitive ἀποφθέγματος) n, third declension; (apophthegma)

  1. a thing uttered
  2. especially a terse, pointed saying, an apophthegm

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