δελφύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷelbʰ- (womb). Cognate with Sanskrit गर्भ (garbha).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /del.pʰy̌ːs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /dɛlˈpʰys/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ðelˈɸys/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ðelˈfys/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ðelˈfis/
  • Noun[edit]

    δελφῡ́ς (delphū́sf (genitive δελφῠ́ος); third declension

    1. the womb

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