φόβος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φέβομαι (phébomai) +‎ -ος (-os).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰó.bos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpʰo.bos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɸo.βos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈfo.vos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈfo.vos/
  • Noun[edit]

    φόβος (phóbosm (genitive φόβου); second declension

    1. fear, terror, alarm, fright, panic
    2. The act of fleeing: flight, retreat
    3. awe, reverence
    4. That which causes fear: terror

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek φόβος (phóbos), ultimately of Proto-Indo-European origin.

    Noun[edit]

    φόβος (fóvosm (plural φόβοι)

    1. fear
      δεν έχει φόβοden échei fóvodon't be afraid
      (literally: have not fear)
    2. apprehension, awe
      φόβος των θεώνfóvos ton theónawe of the gods

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