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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, of Pre-Greek origin.

PronunciationEdit

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel α by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.
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NounEdit

ὀφθαλμός (ophthalmósm (genitive ὀφθαλμοῦ); second declension

  1. eye
  2. sight
  3. understanding
  4. that which is dearest or best
  5. the bud of a plant (such as the eye of a potato)

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