Epiphany

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Origin: Greek

Meaning: from Greek epiphaneia meaning “manifestation” and “appearance”.

Having entered the English lexicon, it usually refers to a sudden or striking realization- religious, scientific, philiosophic, etc.

Variants: Epiphanie, Epiphania; Epiphanes (m); Epiphanios (m); Epiphanius (m); Epifanio (m, Italian, Spanish); Epifania (f, Italian, Spanish).

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