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).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.pópʰ.tʰeŋ.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈpopʰ.tʰɛɡ.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈpoɸ.θeɣ.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈpof.θeɣ.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈpof.θeɣ.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    ἀπόφθεγμα (apóphthegman (genitive ἀποφθέγματος); third declension

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

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