πηγή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps related to πήγνυμι ‎(pḗgnumi).

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Noun[edit]

πηγή ‎(pēgḗf ‎(genitive πηγῆς); first declension phgh pege may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek πηγή.

  1. spring, well, fountain
  2. (in the plural) source of a river
  3. vein (of a mineral)
  4. source, origin, cause

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Often in plural.

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

πηγή ‎(pigíf ‎(plural πηγές)

  1. source, origin (person, place, thing)
    πλουτοπαραγωγικές πηγές‎ ― ploutoparagogikés pigés ― sources of wealth
  2. water source, spring
    Tο ποτάμι έχει τις πηγές του στο βουνό.‎ ― To potámi échei tis pigés tou sto vounó. ― The river has its source in the mountains.

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  • πυγή f ‎(pygí, buttocks)