βλάσφημος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a root *blas-, *mlas-, from a Proto-Indo-European root *mel- (to deceive) + φημί (phēmí, I say) +‎ -ος (-os, adjective-forming suffix).

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AdjectiveEdit

βλᾰ́σφημος (blásphēmosm or f (neuter βλᾰ́σφημον); second declension

  1. uttering ill-omened words; jinx
  2. reviling, defaming
  3. (of words) slanderous, libellous
  4. uttering impious words; blasphemous

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  • Latin: blasphēmus (see there for further descendants)

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