Greek edit

Etymology edit

From Byzantine Greek, with synizesis to avoid hiatus, from Ancient Greek καρδία (kardía), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr.

Cognate with Italiot Greek cardia, Mariupol Greek кардъи́я (karðíja).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /karˈðʝa/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: καρ‧διά

Noun edit

καρδιά (kardiáf (plural καρδιές)

  1. (anatomy) heart

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

See also edit

  • κούπα f (koúpa, hearts - a suit of playing cards)

Further reading edit