κεφαλή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Most likely from Proto-Indo-European *ghebh-el.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

κεφαλή (kephalē) (genitive κεφαλῆς) f, first declension

Wikipedia

  1. head
  2. a person's life (often in the sense of being in danger, similar to the English idiom "head is on the line").
  3. the top-most part
  4. the most important part
  5. (as in Byzantine Greek) a provincial governor

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Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˌce̞faˈli]
  • Hyphenation: κε‧φα‧λή

Noun[edit]

κεφαλή (kefalíf (plural κεφαλές)

  1. Alternative form of κεφάλι (kefáli).

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