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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr. Cognate with Sanskrit हृदय (hṛdaya), Latin cor, Old Armenian սիրտ (sirt), Old English heorte (English heart).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κᾰρδῐ́ᾱ (kardíāf (genitive κᾰρδῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. heart (as the source of emotion, love, etc.)
  2. mind
  3. stomach
  4. any hollow vessel
  5. center or inner part: pith (of wood), depth (of the sea)

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: cardia
  • Greek: καρδιά (kardiá)

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