σώφρων

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PIE root
*gʷʰren-

From σῶς ‎(sôs, safe) +‎ -φρων ‎(-phrōn, mind).

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σώφρων ‎(sṓphrōnm, f ‎(neuter σῶφρον); third declension

  1. Of sound mind: sane
  2. moderate, prudent, sensible, reasonable
  3. self-controlled, temperate, chaste, sober

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