φωνή

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PIE root
*bʰeh₂-

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰoh₂neh₂, from *bʰeh₂- ‎(to speak).

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φωνή ‎(phōnḗf ‎(genitive φωνῆς); first declension phone fwnh may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek φωνή.

  1. sound
  2. Usually human 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]

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Noun[edit]

φωνή ‎(foníf ‎(plural φωνές)

  1. voice, sound
  2. (music) voice, note
  3. (grammar, linguistics) voice
    ενεργητική φωνή‎ ― energitikí foní ― active voice
    παθητική φωνή‎ ― pathitikí foní ― passive voice
    μέση φωνή‎ ― mési foní ― middle voice
    μεσοπαθητική φωνή‎ ― mesopathitikí foní ― mediopassive voice

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