φύλλο

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek φύλλον (phúllon, leaf) (perhaps ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleh₃- through a root *bʰolh₃-yom), and semantic loan from French feuille in some senses, such as "sheet". For "playing card", semantic loan from Italian carte. [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

φύλλο (fýllon (plural φύλλα)

  1. (botany) leaf (of plant, etc); blade (leaf of grass, etc)
    φύλλο δάφνηςfýllo dáfnisbay leaf
  2. sheet (paper)
  3. (journalism) newspaper, issue, number
  4. plate, foil (metal, glass, etc)
  5. (cooking) filo, phyllo (pastry)
    φύλλο κρούσταςfýllo kroústasfilo pastry
  6. playing card
    Synonym: κάρτα (kárta)

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Related terms[edit]

  • φ. n (f., sheet, page)
  • φφ. n pl (ff., sheets, pages)

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ φύλλο in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.