Phoenix

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See also: phoenix, Phönix, phœnix, and Phœnix

Translingual[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin phoenīx, from Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix, the date (fruit and tree)", "mythical bird).

Proper noun[edit]

Phoenix f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Arecaceae – the date palms.

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin phoenīx, from Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix), Φοῖνῐξ (Phoînix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiːnɪks/
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Proper noun[edit]

Phoenix

  1. (mythology) A mythical firebird; especially the sacred one from ancient Egyptian mythology.
  2. (astronomy) A spring constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble the mythical bird. It lies north of Tucana.
  3. (Greek mythology) A character in the Iliad and father of Adonis in Greek mythology or a different character in Greek mythology, brother of Europa and Cadmus.
  4. A placename
    1. The capital city of the state of Arizona in the United States of America, and the county seat of Maricopa County.
  5. (as "the Phoenix") A nickname sometimes used for Japan after World War II.
  6. A surname​.
  7. A male given name
  8. A female given name

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Proper noun[edit]

Phoenix m

  1. (astronomy) Phoenix

Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φοῖνῐξ (phoînix), Φοῖνῐξ (Phoînix).

Proper noun[edit]

Phoenīx m (genitive Phoenīcis); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) A companion of Achilles during the Trojan War.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular
nominative Phoenīx
genitive Phoenīcis
dative Phoenīcī
accusative Phoenīcem
ablative Phoenīce
vocative Phoenīx

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Proper noun[edit]

Phoenix f

  1. Phoenix (a city, the state capital of Arizona, United States of America)