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φρήν

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰren- (soul, mind). Related to Old Norse grunr (suspicious).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

φρήν (phrḗn) (genitive φρενός) f, third declension

  1. The midriff or breast
  2. The seat of emotions
  3. The seat of intellect, wits
  4. will, purpose

InflectionEdit

Usage notesEdit

There also exists an alternative dative plural φρασί(ν).

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