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Meaning of "Phryne" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF PHRYNE

Phryne  [ˈfraɪnɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF PHRYNE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Phryne is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES PHRYNE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of Phryne in the English dictionary

The definition of Phryne in the dictionary is real name Muesarete. 4th century bc, Greek courtesan; lover of Praxiteles and model for Apelles' painting Aphrodite Rising from the Waves.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH PHRYNE


briny
ˈbraɪnɪ
cordyline
ˌkɔːdɪˈlaɪnɪ
gynae
ˈɡaɪnɪ
gyny
ɡaɪnɪ
heinie
ˈhaɪnɪ
liney
ˈlaɪnɪ
liny
ˈlaɪnɪ
matrocliny
ˈmætrəˌklaɪnɪ
miny
ˈmaɪnɪ
piney
ˈpaɪnɪ
piny
ˈpaɪnɪ
shiny
ˈʃaɪnɪ
spiny
ˈspaɪnɪ
sunshiny
ˈsʌnˌʃaɪnɪ
tiny
ˈtaɪnɪ
twiny
ˈtwaɪnɪ
viny
ˈvaɪnɪ
whiny
ˈwaɪnɪ
winey
ˈwaɪnɪ
winy
ˈwaɪnɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE PHRYNE

Phrixus
phrontistery
phrygana
Phrygia
Phrygian
Phrygian cap
PHS
PHSE

WORDS THAT END LIKE PHRYNE

aerodyne
alkyne
Ashton-under-Lyne
auld lang syne
Ballantyne
Boyne
Burgoyne
dyne
Euphrosyne
Fort Wayne
groyne
heterodyne
lyne
megadyne
Mnemosyne
Newcastle upon Tyne
scryne
syne
Tyne
Wayne

Synonyms and antonyms of Phryne in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Phryne» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF PHRYNE

Find out the translation of Phryne to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Phryne from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Phryne» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

Phryne
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Friné
570 millions of speakers

English

Phryne
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Phryne
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Phryne
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Фрина
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Phryne
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Phryne
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Phryné
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Phryne
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Phryne
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Phryne
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

Phryne
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Phryne
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Phryne
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

Phryne
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फ्रेन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Phryne
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Frine
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Phryne
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Фрина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Phryne
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Φρύνη
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Phryne
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Fryne
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Phryne
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Phryne

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PHRYNE»

The term «Phryne» is normally little used and occupies the 109.174 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of Phryne
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Phryne».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «PHRYNE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Phryne» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Phryne» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Phryne

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PHRYNE»

Discover the use of Phryne in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Phryne and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Question of Death: An Illustrated Phryne Fisher Treasury
A celebration of the divine Phryne Fisher, this special collectable treat for her fans is lavishly illustrated in full colour and includes all-new Phryne short stories, plus recipes and other miscellany.
Kerry Greenwood, Beth Norling, 2007
2
Unnatural Habits
Phryne is back in a thrilling mystery that takes her into dark convents and dank cellars in a frantic search for missing girls.
Kerry Greenwood, 2012
3
Death by Water: Phryne Fisher's Murder Mysteries 15
'Who are you?' asked the doctor.
Kerry Greenwood, 2005
4
Queen of the Flowers: Phryne Fisher's Murder Mysteries
The fourteenth seductive installment in the Phryne Fisher whodunnit series, see our utterly delightful eponymous heroine make a very welcome appearance as St Kilda's Queen of the Flowers.
Kerry Greenwood, 2012
5
Flying Too High: A Phryne Fisher Mystery
The second in the classic Phryne Fisher series from Kerry Greenwood, featuring the irresistible heroine Phryne.
Kerry Greenwood, 2012
6
The Castlemaine Murders: Phryne Fisher's Murder Mysteries 13
In this thirteenth Phryne Fisher mystery, Phryne returns with a flourish to solve the most horrifying crime yet which takes her from a funfair ghost train to an abandoned mine in the old gold fields.
Kerry Greenwood, 2003
7
Urn Burial: A Phryne Fisher Mystery
The redoubtable Phryne Fisher is holidaying at Cave House, a Gothic mansion in the heart of Australia’s Victorian mountain country.
Kerry Greenwood, 2012
8
Blood and Circuses
Phryne Fisher goes to the circus for her sixth mystery. Stripped of her identity and wealth, it's only Phryne's keen wit and sharp thinking that will help her now.
Kerry Greenwood, 2005
9
Murder in the Dark: Phryne Fisher's Murder Mysteries 16
In her sixteenth adventure, the delectable Phryne Fisher has been invited to the Last Best party of 1928.
Kerry Greenwood, 2012
10
Dead Man's Chest: Phryne Fisher's Murder Mysteries 18
The gloriously unflappable Miss Phryne Fisher returns in this deadly treasure hunt.
Kerry Greenwood, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PHRYNE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Phryne is used in the context of the following news items.
1
ABC announces new series of Rake, Jack Irish, Janet King, The …
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, which stars Essie Davis as amateur sleuth Phryne Fisher, has been a ratings hit ever since it first aired in ... «NEWS.com.au, Jun 15»
2
National TV Editor
Phryne faces one of her toughest mysteries this week when a man out to kill her father breaks out of jail. But, more importantly, will she finally ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jun 15»
3
Phryne Fisher and a curious case of sexism
Some people who controlled the purse strings objected to Phryne Fisher's ... “We felt Phryne had a moral compass but it was separate to her ... «Inside Film, May 15»
4
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries: Festival of Phryne shows opulent …
A collection of rare 1920s costumes worn by fictional detective and wealthy aristocrat Phryne Fisher is being exhibited in Melbourne. «ABC Local, May 15»
5
Miss Fisher's murder mystery takes magical turn
Quickly Jack and Phryne's investigation unravels a secret murder in the past and an illusion that has fooled even the Mighty Mackenzie. «The Australian, May 15»
6
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition, 774 listener …
The Honourable Miss Phryne Fisher, television's most elegant lady detective, always fights crime in the most impeccable style and this year her ... «ABC Online, May 15»
7
What's on TV Friday: Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries is whodunnit …
It is always fun to catch up with Miss Phryne Fisher, if only for her wonderful sense of style. Draped in Jazz Age finery, rocking that Louise ... «Sydney Morning Herald, May 15»
8
Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries returns to the ABC for third series
Our eponymous heroine, Phryne Fisher (Essie Davis, owner of the sleekest bob in town), suspects foul play when a magician's assistant, lying ... «The Australian, May 15»
9
Won't they? The power (and pitfalls) of 'shipping
After two seasons of crime-solving on cult favorite Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, amateur detective Phryne Fisher has assembled a found ... «A.V. Club, Feb 15»
10
5 Reasons You Should Watch Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries
While it is not necessary to watch these shows in order, it is helpful and fun to see the first 3 episodes of season 1 to understand how Phryne ... «TV Equals, Feb 15»

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