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Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

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

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

τέφρᾱ (téphrāf (genitive τέφρᾱς); first declension

  1. ashes, as of the funeral pire.

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Ancient Greek τέφρα (téphra).

NounEdit

τέφρα (téfraf (plural τέφρες)

  1. ash, cinder, cinders

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