See also: Φόβος

Ancient Greek

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Etymology

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From Proto-Hellenic *pʰógʷos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰógʷos, from *bʰegʷ-.

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Noun

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φόβος (phóbosm (genitive φόβου); second declension

  1. fear, terror, alarm, fright, panic
  2. the act of fleeing: flight, retreat
  3. awe, reverence
  4. that which causes fear: terror

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Greek

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Etymology

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Inherited from Ancient Greek φόβος (phóbos), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰegʷ- (to run, to flee).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfo.vos/
  • Hyphenation: φό‧βος

Noun

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φόβος (fóvosm (plural φόβοι)

  1. fear
    μην έχεις φόβοmin écheis fóvodon't be afraid (literally, “don't have fear”)
  2. apprehension, awe
    φόβος των θεώνfóvos ton theónawe of the gods

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