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- (5th BC Attic): IPA: /sopʰí.a͜a/
- (1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /sopʰíaː/
- (4th AD Koine): IPA: /soɸía/
- (10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /sofía/
- (15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /sofía/
- skill or cleverness in carpentry, music, or other crafts
- skill related to everyday life: sound judgment, prudence
- knowledge of a higher kind: learning, wisdom
- σοφία in A Greek–English Lexicon by Liddell & Scott, Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1940
- G4678 in Strong’s Exhaustive Concordance to the Bible.
- (plural, ironic): denoting a speaker's statements as anything but smart, important, etc.