φιάλη

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According to Beekes, probably from Pre-Greek. The word formally fits the instrument names in "-αλη" and "-αλο-", like σκυτάλη (skutálē) and γύαλον (gúalon).

Noun[edit]

φιάλη (phiálēf (genitive φιάλης); first declension

  1. round and shallow bowl, saucer, or pan

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φιάλη (phiálē, saucer, bowl).

Noun[edit]

φιάλη (fiálif (plural φιάλες)

  1. bottle
  2. (archaeology) saucer
  3. gas cylinder, gas bottle

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