φυλή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φύω (phúō, to bring forth).

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Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰyː.lɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰyˈle/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸyˈli/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /fyˈli/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /fiˈli/
  • 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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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek φυλή (phulḗ).

    Noun[edit]

    φυλή (fylíf (plural φυλές)

    1. race, tribe, nation, breed

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