εὔφημος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From εὐ- (eu-, well) +‎ φήμη (phḗmē, a voice, a prophetic voice, rumor, talk) +‎ -ος (-os), from φημί (phēmí, to speak, say).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /eú̯.pʰɛː.mos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈeʍ.pʰe.mos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈeɸ.ɸi.mos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈef.fi.mos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈef.fi.mos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    εὔφημος (eúphēmosm, f (neuter εὔφημον); second declension

    1. uttering sound of good omen
      Antonyms: δύσφημος (dúsphēmos), κακόφημος (kakóphēmos)
    2. abstaining from inauspicious words

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