φελένη καὶ φάναξ καὶ φοῖκος καὶ φαήρ -> Ἑλένη καὶ ἄναξ καὶ οἶκος καὶ ἀήρ | Helen, lord, house, and air

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Of all the above, I can only find "φάναξ".

ὥσπερ γάμμα διτταῖς ἐπὶ μίαν ὀρθὴν ἐπιζευγνύμενον ταῖς πλαγίοις, ὡς φελένη καὶ φάναξ καὶ φοῖκος καὶ φαήρ
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This manuscript of Dionysius of Halicarnassus (Roman Antiquities 1.20.3.5) evidently uses the letter φ for the obsolete digamma, even though D. explicitly describes the digamma as διτταῖς ἐπὶ μίαν ὀρθὴν ἐπιζευγνύμενον ταῖς πλαγίοις, which is exactly "F";  so the words D. believed to have begun with digamma are Ἑλένη, ἄναξ, οἶκος, and ἀήρ. (Actually, the primitive form of the last was ἀFήρ;  cf. LSJ and Doric ἀβήρ.)
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