μορφή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Many attempts have been made to connect it with Latin forma (see there for theory of its origin), but the proposed relationship is problematic. Possibly of Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mor.pʰɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /morˈpʰe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /morˈɸi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /morˈfi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /morˈfi/
  • Noun[edit]

    μορφή (morphḗf (genitive μορφῆς); first declension

    1. shape, form
    2. appearance
    3. outline
    4. kind, type

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek μορφή (morphḗ).

    Noun[edit]

    μορφή (morfíf (plural μορφές)

    1. form, shape

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