Word Summary
prosphōneō: to call to
Original Word: προσφωνέω
Transliteration: prosphōneō
Phonetic Spelling: (pros-fo-neh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to call to
Meaning: to call to
Strong's Concordance
call unto, speak unto.

From pros and phoneo; to sound towards, i.e. Address, exclaim, summon -- call unto, speak (un-)to.

see GREEK pros

see GREEK phoneo

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 4377: προσφωνέω

προσφωνέω, προσφώνω; imperfect 3 person singular προσεφώνει; 1 aorist προσεφώνησα;

1. to call to; to address by calling: absolutely, Luke 13:12; Luke 23:20 (where L WH add αὐτοῖς); Acts 21:40 (Homer, Odyssey 5, 159 etc.); with the dative of a person (cf. Winer's Grammar, 36), Matthew 11:16; Luke 7:32; Acts 22:2,. ((Diogenes Laërtius 7, 7).

2. to call to oneself, summon: τινα (so the better Greek writings; see Matthiae, § 402 b.; (Winer's Grammar, § 52, 4, 14)), Luke 6:13.