φέβομαι

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *pʰégʷomai, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰégʷeti, from *bʰegʷ-. Cognates include Lithuanian bė́gti, Proto-Slavic *běgati (to flee, run), and perhaps Tocharian A pkänt.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰé.bo.mai̯/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpʰɛ.bo.mɛ/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɸe.βo.mɛ/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈfe.vo.me/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈfe.vo.me/
  • Verb[edit]

    φέβομαι (phébomai)

    1. (poetic) I am put to flight, I flee

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