σώφρων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

σώφρων (sṓphrōnm or 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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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek σώφρων (sṓphrōn)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈso.fɾon/
  • Hyphenation: σώ‧φρων

Adjective[edit]

σώφρων (sófronm (feminine σώφρων, neuter σώφρον)

  1. sane

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References[edit]

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