σάπφειρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Semitic; compare Hebrew סַפִּיר (sappîr).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /sápʰ.pʰeː.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈsap.pʰi.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsap.ɸi.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsap.fi.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsap.fi.ros/
  • Noun[edit]

    σάπφειρος (sáppheirosf (genitive σαπφείρου); second declension

    1. sapphire

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