βλασφημέω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Second element is from φήμη(phḗmē); first element is unclear; possibly βλάξ(bláx, idiot).”

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

βλασφημέω ‎(blasphēméō)

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

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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

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