φωνή

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *pʰōnā́, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoh₂-néh₂, from *bʰeh₂- (to speak) (whence φημί (phēmí, to say, speak)).

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NounEdit

φωνή (phōnḗf (genitive φωνῆς); first declension

  1. sound
  2. usually of the human voice: voice, cry, yell
  3. the voice or cry of animals
  4. any articulate sound (especially vowels)
  5. speech, discourse
  6. language

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: φωνή (foní)
  • English: -phone
  • Italiot Greek: fonì

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnḗ), from Proto-Hellenic *pʰōnā́, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰoh₂-néh₂, from *bʰeh₂- (to speak).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

φωνή (foníf (plural φωνές)

  1. voice, sound
  2. (music) voice, note
  3. (grammar, linguistics) voice
    ενεργητική φωνήenergitikí foníactive voice
    παθητική φωνήpathitikí fonípassive voice
    μέση φωνήmési fonímiddle voice
    μεσοπαθητική φωνήmesopathitikí fonímediopassive voice

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