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mind, heart, soul, nobel


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11:31 Apr 19, 2001
English to Greek (Ancient) translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: mind, heart, soul, nobel
The are some words to be uses on a grave marker, needing to be in ancient Greek.

Summary of answers provided
na +1nous, kardia, psyche, kalos/kalewmgoree



55 mins peer agreement (net): +1
nous, kardia, psyche, kalos/kale

Which in the Greek alphabet is:
íïõò êáñäéá øõ÷ç êáëïò/êáëç

NB: You should use use êáëç if "noble" is being applied to something feminine (like a woman or the word øõ÷ç), but you should use êáëïò if "noble" is being applied to something masculine (like a man, or the word íïõò), or if "noble" is being applied to a group of mixed gender (like the three nouns).

Also, êáñäéá always meant the physical seat of emotions but not always the anatomical "heart"; some authors associated the kardia with the gut.


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