βλασφημέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Second element is from φήμη (phḗmē); first element is unclear; possibly βλάξ (bláks, idiot).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

βλασφημέω (blasphēméō)

  1. I speak profanely of sacred things, blaspheme
  2. I speak ill of, defame, malign, slander.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Latin: blasphēmō
  • English: blame, from Old French blasmer, from Late Latin blasphēmō.

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