τυφλός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰewbʰ-. Cognates include Old Irish dub (dark), and Old English deaf (English deaf), Albanian dudum.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ty.pʰlós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tyˈpʰlos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /tyˈɸlos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /tyˈflos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /tiˈflos/
  • Adjective[edit]

    τῠφλός (tuphlósm (feminine τῠφλή, neuter τῠφλόν); first/second declension

    1. blind
      1. of the limbs of the blind
      2. (figuratively) of the other senses and the mind
      3. (figuratively)
    2. (of things) blind, dark, unseen, dim, obscure
      1. (of passages or apertures) blind, closed, with no outlet
    3. (adverbial) blindly

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek τῠφλός (tuphlós).

    Adjective[edit]

    τυφλός (tyflósm (feminine τυφλή, neuter τυφλό)

    1. blind

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