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ἄγκος

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂énkos (curve). Cognates include Sanskrit अङ्कस् (áṅkas) and Latin ancus.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [áŋkos]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈaŋko̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈaŋkos]

Noun

ἄγκος (genitive ἄγκεος and ἄγκους) n, third declension; (ankos)

  1. a bend, hollow: hence, mountain glen, dell, valley

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