στόμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *stomn-, *stomen- (mouth, muzzle). Cognate with Old English stemn, stefn (voice, utterance). More at steven.

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Noun[edit]

στόμα (stoma) (genitive στόματος) n, third declension

  1. mouth (especially as the organ of speech)
  2. face
  3. The source of a river or stream
  4. An opening or fissure in the earth
  5. The frontmost part of something

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

στόμα (stóman (plural στόματα)

  1. (anatomy) mouth
  2. (synecdoche) person
    Η μάνα του είχε δέκα στόματα να θρέψει.
    His mother had ten mouths to feed.

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