νεφρός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *negʷʰrós. Cognates include Latin nefrōnes and Old High German nioro.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ne.pʰrós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /nɛˈpʰros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /neˈɸros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /neˈfros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /neˈfros/
  • Noun[edit]

    νεφρός (nephrósm (genitive νεφροῦ); second declension

    1. (anatomy, usually in the plural) kidney
    2. (euphemistic) testicle
    3. mind

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    Greek[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    νεφρός (nefrósn (plural νεφροί)

    1. Katharevousa form of νεφρό (nefró)

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    This noun needs an inflection-table template.