λύκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos (wolf). Cognates include Sanskrit वृक (vṛ́ka), Latin lupus, Old English wulf (English wolf) and Russian волк.

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Noun[edit]

λύκος (lúkos) (genitive λύκου) m, second declension

  1. wolf
  2. curb bit

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λύκος (lúkos), from Proto-Indo-European *wĺ̥kʷos (wolf).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /liko̞s/
  • Hyphenation: λύ‧κος

Noun[edit]

λύκος (lýkosm (plural λύκοι, feminine λύκαινα)

  1. wolf
  2. wolfdog
  3. aggressive and bloodthirsty person
  4. (pathology) lupus
  5. cock of old hunting gun

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