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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Pre-Greek. Perhaps related to πήγνυμι (pḗgnumi).

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NounEdit

πηγή (pēgḗf (genitive πηγῆς); first declension

  1. spring, well, fountain
  2. (in the plural) source of a river
  3. vein (of a mineral)
  4. source, origin, cause

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Often in plural.

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Ancient Greek πηγή (pēgḗ).

NounEdit

πηγή (pigíf (plural πηγές)

  1. source, origin (person, place, thing)
    πλουτοπαραγωγικές πηγέςploutoparagogikés pigéssources of wealth
  2. water source, spring
    Tο ποτάμι έχει τις πηγές του στο βουνό.To potámi échei tis pigés tou sto vounó.The river has its source in the mountains.

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