φυλή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φύω (phúō, to bring forth). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

φῡλή (phūlḗf (genitive φῡλῆς); first declension

  1. A union of individuals into a community
  2. A union based on descent: tribe, clan
  3. A union based on location: county
  4. A division of soldiers

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Descendants[edit]

  • Coptic: ⲫⲩⲗⲏ (phulē)
  • English: phyle
  • Greek: φυλή (fylí)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φυλή (phulḗ).

Noun[edit]

φυλή (fylíf (plural φυλές)

  1. race, tribe, nation, breed

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