φυλαχτό

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek adjective φυλακτός (phulaktós, guarded, watched), from Ancient Greek φυλάσσω (phulássō).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /filaˈxto/
  • Hyphenation: φυ‧λα‧χτό

Noun[edit]

φυλαχτό (fylachtón (plural φυλαχτά)

  1. amulet, talisman, charm (an item with magic power)
    • 1969, Lefteris Papadopoulos/Manos Loïzos, Η Γοργόνα:
      Φυλαχτό να τη φυλάει
      και ας μη με αγαπάει.
      An amulet to protect her,
      Even if she doesn't love me.

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