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ἅλς

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *séh₂ls. Cognates include Sanskrit सलिल (salila), Armenian աղ (agh), Latin sāl, and Old English sealt (English salt).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [háls]
  • (Koine): IPA: [hals]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [als]

Noun

ἅλς (genitive ἁλός) m, third declension; (hals)

  1. salt
  2. brine
  3. sea
  4. wit

Inflection

Descendants

References

Strong’s concordance number: G251

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