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ὄρχις

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃erǵʰi-. Cognates include Armenian որձ (ordz), male), Avestan ǝrǝzi, Albanian herdhe, and Irish uirge

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [órkʰis]
  • (Koine): IPA: [ˈo̞rcʰis]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [ˈorçis]

Noun

ὄρχις (genitive ὄρχεως) m, f, third declension; (orkhis)

  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) testicle
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) ovary
  3. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) orchid
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) a type of olive

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