εὔφημος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From , from εὖ (, well) + φήμη (phḗmē, a voice, a prophetic voice, rumor, talk), from φάναι (phánai, to speak, say).

Adjective[edit]

εὔφημος (eúphēmosm, εὔφημος f, εὔφημον n; second declension

  1. uttering sound of good omen
  2. abstaining from inauspicious words

References[edit]

  • euphemism in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911