φώνημα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

φωνέω (phōnéō, I produce a sound or tone) +‎ -μᾰ (-ma, that which is —)

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Noun[edit]

φώνημᾰ (phṓnēma) (genitive φωνήματος) n, 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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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek φώνημᾰ (phṓnēma, sound made”, “utterance”; “thing spoken”, “speech”, “language).

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Noun[edit]

φώνημα (fóniman (plural φωνήματα)

  1. (linguistics) phoneme

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