phaino

English translation: appear

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13:03 Jan 30, 2003
Greek to English translations [PRO]
Medical
Greek term or phrase: phaino
it's a medical term... I think it's "to show" but I'm not sure. Can someone clarify this for me... =)
xxxCatoholic
Local time: 01:49
English translation:appear
Explanation:
The proper form of the verb is "fainomai" - to appear. To show would have been "deichno".

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Note added at 2003-01-30 13:23:07 (GMT)
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If you are interested in the ancient Greek meaning here it is

Phaino
(http://www.studylight.org/lex/grk/view.cgi?number=5316)

to bring forth into the light, cause to shine, shed light
shine
to shine, be bright or resplendent
to become evident, to be brought forth into the light, come to view, appear
of growing vegetation, to come to light
to appear, be seen
exposed to view
to meet the eyes, strike the sight, become clear or manifest
to be seen, appear
to appear to the mind, seem to one\'s judgment or opinion

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Note added at 2003-01-30 16:48:13 (GMT) Post-grading
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Phenol (note the spelling)

is a hydroxyl derivative of benzene, C6H5(OH), commonly known as carbolic acid, q.v. (also phenic or phenylic acid, phenyl hydrate).
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appear


Explanation:
The proper form of the verb is "fainomai" - to appear. To show would have been "deichno".

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Note added at 2003-01-30 13:23:07 (GMT)
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If you are interested in the ancient Greek meaning here it is

Phaino
(http://www.studylight.org/lex/grk/view.cgi?number=5316)

to bring forth into the light, cause to shine, shed light
shine
to shine, be bright or resplendent
to become evident, to be brought forth into the light, come to view, appear
of growing vegetation, to come to light
to appear, be seen
exposed to view
to meet the eyes, strike the sight, become clear or manifest
to be seen, appear
to appear to the mind, seem to one\'s judgment or opinion

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Note added at 2003-01-30 16:48:13 (GMT) Post-grading
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Phenol (note the spelling)

is a hydroxyl derivative of benzene, C6H5(OH), commonly known as carbolic acid, q.v. (also phenic or phenylic acid, phenyl hydrate).

Spiros Doikas
Local time: 02:49
Native speaker of: Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in pair: 1580

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Sofia K
2 hrs

agree  aeolis: phaino is an ancient greek word , root of the modern greek verb phainomai.Catohlic may have confused this word with the word phainol which is a chemistry term.
3 hrs

neutral  Dylan Edwards: I at least agree with the explanation of the verb phaino/fainomai. This is a difficult question to answer without knowing the exact context. This could be the Greek equivalent of the taxonomic term phenon or phenom.
8 hrs

agree  Eftihia: need the context to be able to tell
2 days 5 hrs

agree  Egmont
51 days
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