ὀξύς

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From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ḱrós (sharp).

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ὀξύς (oksúsm, ὀξεῖα f, ὀξύ n; first/third declension

  1. sharp, pointed (especially of swords, axes, etc.)
  2. (of the senses): sharp, keen
    (of sight): dazzling, bright
    (of sound): shrill, piercing, high, sharp
    (of taste): sharp, pungent, acid
  3. quick, hasty, swift
  4. sharp, clever

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