φηγός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *pʰāgós, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂ǵos. Cognates include Latin fāgus, Old English bēċe, Gothic 𐌱𐍉𐌺𐌰 (boka, beech), Armenian բոխի (boxi, hornbeam).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰɛː.ɡós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰeˈɡos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸiˈɣos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /fiˈɣos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /fiˈɣos/
  • Noun[edit]

    φηγός (phēgósf (genitive φηγοῦ); second declension

    1. oak
    2. acorn

    Inflection[edit]

    Further reading[edit]

    • φηγός in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • φηγός in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • φηγός in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • φηγός in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • φηγός in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.