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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ἀπόφθεγμα (apóphthegma) (genitive ἀποφθέγματος) n, third declension

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

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