φύλαξις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φῠλᾰ́σσω (phulássō, to guard) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

φῠ́λᾰξῐς (phúlaxisf (genitive φῠλᾰ́ξεως); third declension

  1. an act of watching, guarding
  2. a security

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: phylaxis
  • Greek: φύλαξη (fýlaxi)

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