φυλακή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φύλαξ (phúlax) +‎ ().

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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]