-φάγος

See also: φάγος and -φαγος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From φαγ- (phag-), aorist stem of ἐσθίω (esthíō) or ἔδω (édō, to eat, consume).

PronunciationEdit

 

Combining formEdit

-φᾰ́γος (-phágos)

  1. eater (of), eating

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: -phage
  • Greek: -φάγος, -φαγος (-fagos)

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Ancient Greek -φάγος (-phágos).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaɣos/
  • Hyphenation: -φά‧γος

SuffixEdit

-φάγος (-fágos) (feminine -φάγος, neuter -φάγο)

  1. eating the food denoted by the prefix
    βάτραχος (vátrachos, frog) + ‎-φάγος (-fágos) → ‎βατραχοφάγος (vatrachofágos, frog eating)

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