γέφυρα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Compare Old Armenian կամուրջ(kamurǰ, bridge) and Hattic [script needed](hammuruwa). Beekes argues for a Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

γέφυρα ‎(géphuraf ‎(genitive γεφύρας); first declension

  1. dam, dyke
  2. battlefield
  3. bridge

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References[edit]

  • γέφυρα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • γέφυρα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • γέφυρα in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «γέφυρα» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • «γέφυρα» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «γέφυρα» in the Diccionario Griego–Español en línea (© 2006–2016)
  • γέφυρα in Slater, William J. (1969) Lexicon to Pindar, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek γέφυρα(géphura).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʝefira/
  • Hyphenation: γέ‧φυ‧ρα

Noun[edit]

γέφυρα ‎(géfyraf ‎(plural γέφυρες)

  1. bridge (construction that spans a divide)
  2. (dentistry) bridge
  3. (nautical) bridge
  4. (anatomy) pons

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