ὑφή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *webʰ-, possibly via ὑφαίνω (huphaínō, I weave). Cognates include Old English webb (English web).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

Noun[edit]

ὑφή (huphḗf (genitive ὑφῆς); first declension

  1. web

Inflection[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Mostly used in plural.

References[edit]

  • ὑφή in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ὑφή in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • «ὑφή» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill