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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *pʰuláťťō, the same source as φῠ́λᾰξ (phúlax, watcher, guard). Further etymology is unknown.

PronunciationEdit

 

VerbEdit

φῠλᾰ́σσω (phulássō)

  1. (transitive) to watch, guard, protect, defend
  2. (transitive) to lie in wait, ambush
  3. (transitive) to watch for, wait for
  4. (transitive) to maintain, preserve, cherish
  5. to be on guard against; to shun, avoid
  6. (intransitive, middle) to take heed, take care, be on guard
  7. (transitive, middle) to keep in mind, remember

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VerbEdit

φυλάσσω (fylásso) (simple past φύλαξα, passive φυλάγομαι)

  1. guard, protect
  2. guard, watch over
  3. be on sentry duty
  4. be "it" in hide and seek (the children's game)

ConjugationEdit

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