φράσις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

May be for *φράστις, from the stem of φράζω (phrázō), *φραδ-, + Proto-Indo-European *-tis. Note the derivation φραστικός (phrastikós) and similar derivations from this stem.

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

φρᾰ́σῐς (phrásisf (genitive φρᾰ́σεως); third declension

  1. speech
  2. way of speaking, expression
  3. expression, idiom, phrase

InflectionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • French: phrase
  • Greek: φράση (frási)

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