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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of uncertain origin. Probably a Pre-Greek loan, like many other architectural terms.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pý.lɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpy.le/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpy.li/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpy.li/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpi.li/
  • NounEdit

    πῠ́λη (púlēf (genitive πῠ́λης); first declension

    1. A wing of gates.
    2. A gate, door.
      Synonyms: θύρα (thúra)
    3. An entrance, orifice.

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Ancient Greek πύλη (púlē).

    NounEdit

    πύλη (pýlif (plural πύλες)

    1. gate, portal
    2. (computing) portal

    DeclensionEdit

    SynonymsEdit

    Further readingEdit

    • πύλη in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]