φωσφόρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From φῶς (phôs, light) +‎ -φόρος (-phóros, bearing), from φέρω (phérō, I carry).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰɔːs.pʰó.ros/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /pʰosˈpʰo.ros/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɸosˈɸo.ros/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /fosˈfo.ros/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /fosˈfo.ros/
  • Adjective[edit]

    φωσφόρος (phōsphórosm, f (neuter φωσφόρον); second declension

    1. That which brings light, light bearing
    2. torch bearing (often as an epithet of a god or priestess)

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    Greek[edit]

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    From Ancient Greek φωσφόρος (phōsphóros)

    Noun[edit]

    φωσφόρος (fosfórosm

    1. (chemistry) phosphorus, the chemical element (symbol P)

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