ἀπόφθεγμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀποφθέγγομαι (apophthéngomai, I plainly speak my mind), from ἀπο- (apo-, away) +‎ φθέγγομαι (phthéngomai, to speak loudly), +‎ -μα (-ma, result noun suffix).

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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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