φώκη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of unknown origin. According to Beekes, likely from a substrate language (Pre-Greek).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pʰɔ̌ː.kɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpʰo.ke/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɸo.ki/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈfo.ci/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈfo.ci/
  • Noun[edit]

    φώκη (phṓkēf (genitive φώκης); first declension

    1. seal (marine animal)

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    References[edit]

    • φώκη in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
    • φώκη in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
    • φώκη in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
    • φώκη in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
    • φώκη in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
    • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
      • seal idem, page 746.
    • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 1600