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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

φωνέω (phōnéō, I produce a sound or tone) +‎ -μᾰ (-ma)

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

φώνημᾰ (phṓnēman (genitive φωνήματος); third declension

  1. sound made, utterance
    1. of a singer’s voice
    2. of a dog’s bark and ass’s bray
  2. thing spoken, speech, language

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

A reborrowing from French phonème (phoneme), from Ancient Greek φώνημα (phṓnēma, sound made”, “utterance”; “thing spoken”, “speech”, “language).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

φώνημα (fóniman (plural φωνήματα)

  1. (linguistics) phoneme

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