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Ancient Greek Alphabet

upsilon
Greek letter uppercase Phi.svg Greek lc phi.png
chi
Φ φ
Ancient Greek: φεῖ
Wikipedia article on phi


EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin phi, from Ancient Greek ϕεῖ (ϕeî).[1]

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NounEdit

phi (plural phis)

  1. Φ, the 21st letter of the Euclidean and modern Greek alphabet, usually romanized as "ph".
  2. (mathematics) The golden ratio.
  3. A visual illusion whereby a sequential pattern of lights produces a false sense of motion.(Can we verify(+) this sense?)

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SourcesEdit

  1. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 3rd ed. "phi, n." Oxford University Press (Oxford), 2005.

FrenchEdit

NounEdit

phi m (plural phi)

  1. phi (Greek letter)

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

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phi m (invariable)

  1. phi (Greek letter)

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

phi m (plural phi)

  1. obsolete spelling of fi (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).

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EtymologyEdit

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phi

  1. (of horses) gallop