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ἄγγελος

Ancient Greek

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Etymology

Probably a loan word, perhaps related to Sanskrit अजिर (ajirá), swift).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [áŋɡelos]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈaŋɟɛlo̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈaŋɟelos]

Noun

ἄγγελος (genitive ἀγγέλου) m, second declension; (angelos)

  1. a messenger
  2. one that announces
  3. (later) angel, heavenly spirit

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