κεφάλι

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Mediaeval Byzantine Greek κεφάλιν (kephálin), from Hellenistic Koine Greek κεφάλιον (kephálion, little head), diminutive of the Ancient Greek κεφαλή (kephalḗ), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʰebʰ-.[1] Doublet of κεφαλή (kefalí).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ceˈfa.li/
  • Hyphenation: κε‧φά‧λι

Noun[edit]

κεφάλι (kefálin (plural κεφάλια)

  1. (anatomy) head

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  1. ^ κεφάλιΛεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.