τέφρα

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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 (tephra) (genitive τέφρας) f, first declension

  1. ashes, as of the funeral pire.

InflectionEdit

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

τέφρα (téfraf (plural τέφρες)

  1. ash, cinder, cinders

DeclensionEdit

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