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Greek: fo̞ˈtça

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Lexeme data

Language:Greek
Meaning:fire
Source form:φωτιά
Phonological form:fo̞ˈtça
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Cognate codes:U

Source of lexical data

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Source: Andriotis, Nikolaos (et al.). 1999. [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]. Thessaloniki: Institute of Modern Greek Studies.
Reliability: High

Cognate coding

Cognate Class U
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Source: Beekes, Robert. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of Greek. Leiden: Brill.
Reliability: High
Comment: Anc.Gk. φῶς originally from PIE root *bʰeh₂- 'shine' as in Skt. bhā́ti 'lighten, shine'.
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Source: Andriotis, Nikolaos (et al.). 1999. [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]. Thessaloniki: Institute of Modern Greek Studies.
Reliability: High
Comment: Secondary form from Attic Greek φῶς 'light'.