στόμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *stomn̥, *stomen- (mouth, muzzle). Cognate with Old English stemn, stefn (voice, utterance). More at steven.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /stó.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈsto.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsto.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsto.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsto.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    στόμᾰ (stóman (genitive στόμᾰτος); third declension

    1. mouth (especially as the organ of speech)
    2. face
    3. The source of a river or stream
    4. An opening or fissure in the earth
    5. The frontmost part of something

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek στόμα (stóma).

    Noun[edit]

    στόμα (stóman (plural στόματα)

    1. (anatomy) mouth
    2. (synecdoche) person
      Η μάνα του είχε δέκα στόματα να θρέψει.
      His mother had ten mouths to feed.

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