φυλάσσω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *pʰuláťťō. Same source as φῠ́λᾰξ (phúlax, watcher, guard).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰy.lás.sɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰyˈlas.so/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸyˈlas.so/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /fyˈlas.so/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /fiˈla.so/
  • Verb[edit]

    φῠλᾰ́σσω (phulássō)

    1. (transitive) to watch, guard, protect, defend
    2. (transitive) to lie in wait, ambush
    3. (transitive) to watch for, wait for
    4. (transitive) to maintain, preserve, cherish
    5. to be on guard against; to shun, avoid
    6. (intransitive, middle) to take heed, take care, be on guard
    7. (transitive, middle) to keep in mind, remember

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    Verb[edit]

    φυλάσσω (fylásso) (simple past φύλαξα, passive φυλάγομαι)

    1. guard, protect
    2. guard, watch over
    3. be on sentry duty
    4. be "it" in hide and seek (the children's game)

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