φυλάσσω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *pʰuláťťō, the same source as φῠ́λᾰξ (phúlax, watcher, guard). Further etymology is unknown.

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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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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fiˈla.so/
  • Hyphenation: φυ‧λάσ‧σω

Verb[edit]

φυλάσσω (fylásso) (past φύλαξα, passive φυλάσσομαι, p‑past φυλάχθηκα, ppp φυλαγμένος)

  1. (formal) guard, protect, watch over, synonym of φυλάω (fyláo) / φυλώ (fyló) & φυλάγω (fylágo)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Sense "guard" for defending borders, or keeping safe valuable items.

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