τέφρα

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn) (the un-aspirated first consonant is due to Grassman's Law). Cognates include Latin foveō, Albanian djeg, Old Church Slavonic жєщи (žešti), Lithuanian degti, Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬲𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 (dažaiti), and Sanskrit दहति (dahati).

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Noun[edit]

τέφρα (téphra) (genitive τέφρας); f, first declension

  1. ashes, as of the funeral pire.

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Noun[edit]

τέφρα (téfraf (plural τέφρες)

  1. ash, cinder, cinders

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