σοφός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *seh₁p- (to try, to research).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /so.pʰós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /soˈpʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /soˈɸos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /soˈfos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /soˈfos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    σοφός (sophósm (feminine σοφή, neuter σοφόν); first/second declension

    1. clever, skillful, cunning, able
    2. intelligent, wise, prudent

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek σοφός (sophós).

    Adjective[edit]

    σοφός (sofósm (feminine σοφή, neuter σοφό)

    1. wise

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    Noun[edit]

    σοφός (sofósm (plural σοφοί)

    1. a wise man, a sage

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    Further reading[edit]

    • σοφός in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]