Ancient Greek

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Etymology

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φθίσις (phthísis, wasting away; consumption) +‎ -ικός (-ikós)

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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φθῐσῐκός (phthisikósm (feminine φθῐσῐκή, neuter φθῐσῐκόν); first/second declension

  1. consumptive

Inflection

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Descendants

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  • Latin: phthisicus (see there for further descendants)

Further reading

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