φολίδα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰo.lí.da/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰoˈli.da/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸoˈli.ða/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /foˈli.ða/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /foˈli.ða/
  • Noun[edit]

    φολῐ́δᾰ (pholída)

    1. accusative singular of φολῐ́ς (pholís)

    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From the Ancient Greek φολῐ́ς (pholís, horny scale of a reptile).

    Pronunciation[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    φολίδα (folídan (plural φολίδες)

    1. scale (keratin pieces covering the skin of certain animals)
    2. flake
    3. lamella
    4. lamina
    5. squame

    Declension[edit]