περιγραφή

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From περῐγρᾰ́φω (perigráphō, to define, determine, limit) +‎ (-ḗ).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

περῐγρᾰφή (perigraphḗf (genitive περῐγρᾰφῆς); first declension

  1. outline, general description
  2. circumference, circuit
  3. that which is marked by an outline, impression
  4. (geometry) circumscribed figure
  5. limit, termination
  6. (rhetoric) compass of expression
  7. (grammar) breaking off, conclusion
  8. (law) circumvention, fraud

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: perigraph
  • Greek: περιγραφή (perigrafí)

Further readingEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

περι- (peri-, around) +‎ γράφω (gráfo, write, draw)

NounEdit

περιγραφή (perigrafíf (plural περιγραφές)

  1. description, account
  2. (geometry) delineation

DeclensionEdit