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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From φένᾱξ (phénāx, cheat, imposter) +‎ -ῐ́ζω (-ízō).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰe.naː.kíz.dɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰɛ.naˈki.zo/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸe.naˈki.zo/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /fe.naˈci.zo/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /fe.naˈci.zo/
  • VerbEdit

    φενᾱκῐ́ζω (phenākízō)

    1. (intransitive) to lie
    2. (transitive) to trick, cheat

    InflectionEdit

    Further readingEdit