φύλλο

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ancient Greek φύλλον (phúllon, leaf) ( 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] Cognate with Mariupol Greek фи́лу (fílu).

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)

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References[edit]

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