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See also: phoenix, Phönix, phœnix, and Phœnix

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin phoenīx, from Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix, the date (fruit and tree)", "mythical bird).

Proper nounEdit

Phoenix f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Arecaceae – the date palms.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin phoenīx, from Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix), Φοῖνῐξ (Phoînix).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfiːnɪks/
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Proper nounEdit

Phoenix

  1. (mythology) A mythical firebird; especially the sacred one from ancient Egyptian mythology.
  2. (astronomy) A spring constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble the mythical bird. It lies north of Tucana.
  3. (Greek mythology) A character in the Iliad and father of Adonis in Greek mythology or a different character in Greek mythology, brother of Europa and Cadmus.
  4. (placename) The capital city of the state of Arizona in the United States of America, and the county seat of Maricopa County.
  5. (as "the Phoenix") A nickname sometimes used for Japan after World War II.
  6. A surname​.
  7. A male given name
  8. A female given name

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Proper nounEdit

Phoenix m

  1. (astronomy) Phoenix

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix), Φοῖνῐξ (Phoînix).

Proper nounEdit

Phoenīx m sg (genitive Phoenīcis); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) A companion of Achilles during the Trojan War.

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Phoenīx
Genitive Phoenīcis
Dative Phoenīcī
Accusative Phoenīcem
Ablative Phoenīce
Vocative Phoenīx

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Proper nounEdit

Phoenix f

  1. Phoenix (a city, the state capital of Arizona, United States of America)