φυλακή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φύλαξ (phúlax) +‎ ().

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰy.la.kɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰy.laˈke/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸy.laˈki/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /fy.laˈci/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /fi.laˈci/
  • Noun[edit]

    φῠλᾰκή (phulakḗf (genitive φῠλᾰκῆς); first declension

    1. detention, custody

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek φυλακή (phulakḗ).

    Noun[edit]

    φυλακή (fylakíf (plural φυλακές)

    1. prison, jail, gaol
      κελί φυλακήςkelí fylakísprison cell
    2. imprisonment

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    Further reading[edit]

    • φυλακή in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]