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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek φωνῆεν (phōnêen) the noun formed from φωνήεις (phōnḗeis, gifted with speech), from φωνή (phōnḗ, voice) + suffix -ήεις (-ḗeis).[1]

NounEdit

φωνήεν (foníenn (plural φωνήεντα)

  1. (linguistics) vowel
  2. (typography) letter representing a vowel

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • see: φωνή n (foní, sound, voice)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Babiniotis, Georgios (2008) Λεξικό της νέας ελληνικής γλώσσας [Modern Greek Dictionary] (in Greek), 3rd edition, Athens: Lexicology Centre

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