συκώτι

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Medieval Byzantine Greek συκώτιον (sukṓtion), a diminutive of the neuter of Hellenistic Koine Greek συκωτός (sukōtós) from the phrase ἧπαρ (hêpar) συκωτόν (sukōtón, liver of an animal fatted with figs). From the ancient σῦκον (sῦkon, fig). Similarly, derivation from an expression, for the Latin fīcātum, from iecur ficatum.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /siˈko.ti/
  • Hyphenation: συ‧κώ‧τι

Noun[edit]

συκώτι (sykótin (plural συκώτια)

  1. (food) liver
  2. (anatomy) liver

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • (anatomy): ήπαρ n (ípar) (formal, for medicine)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2010), “συκώτι”, in Etymologikó lexikó tis néas ellinikís glóssas [Etymological Dictionary of Modern Greek] (in Greek), Athens: Lexicology Centre