φωτιά

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek φωτία (phōtía), from Ancient Greek φῶς (phôs), variant of φᾰ́ος (pháos, light), from Proto-Hellenic *pʰáos, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰéh₂os.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [foˈtça]
  • Hyphenation: φω‧τιά

Noun[edit]

φωτιά (fotiáf (plural φωτιές)

  1. fire
  2. flame, sparkle
  3. light (for cigarette, etc)
    Δεν έχω φωτιά.
    Den écho fotiá.
    I don't have a light.

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Related terms[edit]

see: φως n (fos, light)