φυλάσσω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 

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 form 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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