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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰren-(soul, mind). Related to Old Norse grunr(suspicious).

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φρήν ‎(phrḗnf ‎(genitive φρενός); third declension

  1. (often in the plural) The midriff, stomach and lower chest or breast
  2. The seat of emotions, heart; seat of bodily appetites such as hunger
  3. The seat of intellect, wits, mind
  4. will, purpose

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