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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰɔ̌ː.nɛː.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpʰo.ne.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɸo.ni.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈfo.ni.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈfo.ni.ma/
  • 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

    InflectionEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit


    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

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

    PronunciationEdit

    • IPA(key): /ˈfonima/
    • Hyphenation: φώ‧νη‧μα

    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