sophy

noun
so·​phy | \ ˈsō-fē How to pronounce sophy (audio) \

Definition of sophy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

archaic
: a sovereign of Persia

Definition of -sophy (Entry 2 of 2)

: knowledge : wisdom : science anthroposophy

First Known Use of sophy

Noun

1534, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sophy

Noun

Persian Safī

Noun combining form

French -sophie, from Latin -sophia, from Greek, from sophia wisdom, from sophos

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“Sophy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sophy. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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