πηγή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps related to πήγνυμι (pḗgnumi).

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Noun[edit]

πηγή (pēgḗ) (genitive πηγῆς) f, first declension

  1. spring, well, fountain
  2. (in the plural) source of a river
  3. vein (of a mineral)
  4. source, origin, cause

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Often in plural.

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

πηγή (pigíf (plural πηγές)

  1. source, origin (person, place, thing)
    πλουτοπαραγωγικές πηγές (sources of wealth)
  2. water source, spring
    Tο ποτάμι έχει τις πηγές του στο βουνό.
    The river has its source in the mountains.

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