ἀπόφθεγμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀποφθέγγομαι ‎(apophthéngomai, I plainly speak my mind) (from ἀπό ‎(apó, from) + φθέγγομαι ‎(phthéngomai, I speak loudly)) +‎ -μα ‎(-ma).

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Noun[edit]

ἀπόφθεγμα ‎(apóphthegman ‎(genitive ἀποφθέγματος); third declension

  1. a thing uttered
  2. especially a terse, pointed saying, an apophthegm

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