τέφρα

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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*dʰegʷʰ-

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- ‎(to burn). The un-aspirated first consonant is due to Grassman's Law.

Cognates include Latin foveō, Albanian djeg, Old Church Slavonic жєщи ‎(žešti), Lithuanian degti, Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬲𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 ‎(dažaiti), and Sanskrit दहति ‎(dahati).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

τέφρα ‎(téphraf ‎(genitive τέφρας); first declension

  1. ashes, as of the funeral pire.

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NounEdit

τέφρα ‎(téfraf ‎(plural τέφρες)

  1. ash, cinder, cinders

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