οἴαξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂iHseh₂ (shaft). Cognates include Sanskrit ईषा (īṣā́) and Hittite 𒄭𒅖𒊭𒀭 (ḫi-is-sa-an).

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Noun[edit]

οἴαξ (oíaks) (genitive οἴακος) m, third declension

  1. tiller, the handle of the rudder
  2. helm
  3. rings of a yoke, through which cords for guiding oxen

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