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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰebʰ-l-.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

κεφαλή ‎(kephalḗf ‎(genitive κεφαλῆς); first declension

Wikipedia

  1. head
  2. a person's life (often in the sense of being in danger, similar to the English idiom "head is on the line").
  3. the top-most part
  4. the most important part
  5. (as in Byzantine Greek) a provincial governor

Derived termsEdit

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˌce̞faˈli]
  • Hyphenation: κε‧φα‧λή

NounEdit

κεφαλή ‎(kefalíf ‎(plural κεφαλές)

  1. Alternative form of κεφάλι ‎(kefáli)

DeclensionEdit

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