ἐγκέφαλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐν- (en-, in) +‎ κεφᾰλή (kephalḗ, head) +‎ -ος (-os).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /eŋ.ké.pʰa.los/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɛŋˈkɛ.pʰa.los/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /eŋˈke.ɸa.los/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /eɲˈɟe.fa.los/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /eɲˈɟe.fa.los/
  • Adjective[edit]

    ἐγκέφᾰλος (enképhalosm, f (neuter ἐγκέφᾰλον); second declension

    1. inside the head

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    Noun[edit]

    ἐγκέφᾰλος (enképhalosm (genitive ἐγκεφᾰ́λου); second declension

    1. brain
    2. heart of the date palm

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