φήμη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂-meh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂- (to speak).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰɛ̌ː.mɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpʰe.me/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɸi.mi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈfi.mi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈfi.mi/
  • Noun[edit]

    φήμη (phḗmēf (genitive φήμης); first declension

    1. prophetic voice, oracle
    2. rumor
    3. reputation

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek φήμη (phḗmē, talk).

    Noun[edit]

    φήμη (fímif (plural φήμες)

    1. fame
    2. reputation
    3. rumour (UK), rumor (US)

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