συγκοπή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From συγκόπτω (sunkóptō, cut up) +‎ ().

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Noun[edit]

σῠγκοπή (sunkopḗf (genitive σῠγκοπῆς); first declension

  1. a cutting up, cutting into small pieces
    • Periplus of the Erythraean Sea 6
    • Longinus 42
    1. (grammar) syncope, cutting a word short by striking out one or more letters
  2. collision
  3. sudden loss of strength, syncope

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek συγκοπή (sunkopḗ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siŋ.ɡo.ˈpi/
  • Hyphenation: συ‧γκο‧πή

Noun[edit]

συγκοπή (sygkopíf (plural συγκοπές)

  1. (medicine) syncope, cardiac arrest, fainting, missed heartbeats
    Έπαθε συγκοπή. Συγκοπή καρδίας, που δυστυχώς ήταν μοιραία.
    Épathe sygkopí. Sygkopí kardías, pou dystychós ítan moiraía.
    He suffered a syncope. A cardiac arrest, which unfortunately was fatal.
  2. (music) syncopation
  3. (grammar, phonology, phonetics)[1] The loss or elision of a vowel between two consonants from the interior of a word. Similar to syncope, contraction.
    e.g. περιπατώ > περπατώ (perpató) syncope of -ι-

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References[edit]

  1. ^ συγκοπή in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.