κεφαλή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰebʰ-l-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κεφαλή ‎(kephalḗf ‎(genitive κεφαλῆς); first declension kefalh kephale may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek κεφαλή.

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

Derived terms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

  • κεφαλή in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • «κεφαλή» in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • «κεφαλή» in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • «κεφαλή» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English-Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
    • head idem, page 389.

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

κεφαλή ‎(kefalíf ‎(plural κεφαλές)

  1. Alternative form of κεφάλι ‎(kefáli)

Declension[edit]