φυσάω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φῦσα (phûsa, bellows) +‎ -άω (-áō); probably ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European imitative root *pu- (to blow, swell). Akin to Latin pustula. Or, possibly a Pre-Greek word, suggested by the suffix of some derivatives.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Verb[edit]

φῡσᾰ́ω (phūsáō)

  1. (intransitive) to blow, to puff
  2. (transitive) to blow out, to extinguish

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Greek[edit]

Verb[edit]

φυσάω (fysáo) (simple past φύσηξα)

  1. Alternative form of φυσώ (fysó)

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