ἔμφασις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἐμφαίνω (emphaínō, I show, present) +‎ -σις (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowels α and ι by adding a macron after each one if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.
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Noun[edit]

ἔμφασις (émphasisf (genitive ἐμφάσεως); third declension

  1. appearance
  2. outward appearance, reflection, image
  3. setting forth, narrative, proof
  4. (rhetoric) significance, emphasis, force
  5. moral (of a story)

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