φράγμα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From φράσσω (phrássō, I fence) and the suffix -μα (-ma).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

φράγμᾰ (phrágman (genitive φράγμᾰτος); third declension

  1. A fence, a screen, a breastwork
    1. Any means of defence, a protection
    2. A boom placed in a harbour
    3. A contrivance for catching fish

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: phragma

Further readingEdit


GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek φράγμα (phrágma), from the verb φράσσω (phrássō).

NounEdit

φράγμα (frágman (plural φράγματα)

  1. barrier
  2. dam, barrage

DeclensionEdit

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