φάρυγξ

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Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Could be related to φᾶρος (phâros, cloth, cloak). Also compare Latin frūmen and Old Armenian երբուծ (erbuc). However, the -γγ- argues for a Pre-Greek origin. Compare λάρυγξ.

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Noun[edit]

φάρυγξ (phárunks) (genitive φάρυγος) f (rarely m), third declension

  1. windpipe
  2. throat
  3. esophagus
  4. pharynx
  5. neck
  6. dewlap

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