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ὄγκος

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂onkos (hook). Cognates include Sanskrit अङ्क (aṅká) and Latin uncus.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [óŋkos]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈo̞ŋko̞s]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈoŋkos]

Noun

ὄγκος (genitive ὄγκου) m, second declension; (onkos)

  1. bend, curve, angle
  2. barb, grapple, hook
  3. bulk, volume, mass, heap, weight
  4. tumor
  5. molestation
  6. dignity, importance, pride
  7. particle, atom

Inflection

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References

Strong’s concordance number: G3591

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