Apophthegm meaning

ăpə-thĕm
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(UK) Alternative spelling of apothegm.
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Origin of apophthegm

  • First attested 1553, from Ancient Greek ἀπόφθεγμα (apophthegma), from ἀποφθέγγομαι (apophthengomai, “I plainly speak my mind”), from ἀπό (apo, “from”) + φθέγγομαι (phthengomai, “I speak loudly”).

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