σοφία

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Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel ί by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.
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σοφίᾱ (sophíāf (genitive σοφίας); first declension

  1. skill or cleverness in carpentry, music, or other crafts
  2. skill related to everyday life: sound judgment, prudence
  3. knowledge of a higher kind: learning, wisdom

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σοφία (sofíaf (plural σοφίες)

  1. wisdom
  2. (plural, ironic): denoting a speaker's statements as anything but smart, important, etc.

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