φωνή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰoh₂neh₂, from *bʰeh₂- (to speak), from which comes φημί (phēmí, to say, speak).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰɔː.nɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰoˈne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸoˈni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /foˈni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /foˈni/
  • Noun[edit]

    φωνή (phōnḗf (genitive φωνῆς); first declension

    1. sound
    2. Usually of the human voice: voice cry, yell
    3. The voice or cry of animals
    4. Any articulate sound (especially vowels)
    5. speech, discourse
    6. language

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek φωνή (phōnḗ).

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    φωνή (foníf (plural φωνές)

    1. voice, sound
    2. (music) voice, note
    3. (grammar, linguistics) voice
      ενεργητική φωνήenergitikí foníactive voice
      παθητική φωνήpathitikí fonípassive voice
      μέση φωνήmési fonímiddle voice
      μεσοπαθητική φωνήmesopathitikí fonímediopassive voice

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