-κέφαλος

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to κεφάλι (kefáli).

Suffix[edit]

-κέφαλος (-kéfalos)

  1. added to an adjective to form a compound adjective related to quality or number of heads
    δύο (dýo, two) + ‎-κέφαλος (-kéfalos) → ‎δικέφαλος (dikéfalos, two-headed)
    τρία (tría, three) + ‎-κέφαλος (-kéfalos) → ‎τρικέφαλος (trikéfalos, three-headed)
    χοντρός (chontrós, fat) + ‎-κέφαλος (-kéfalos) → ‎χοντροκέφαλος (chontrokéfalos, fat-headed, stupid, stubborn)

Declension[edit]