ὄχλος

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Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from a Proto-Indo-European *woǵʰlos, from Proto-Indo-European *weǵʰ- (whence also ἔχω (ékhō, I bear, bring)), with cognates such as Old Norse vagl. Compare also Old Armenian յոգն (yogn).

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ὄχλος (ókhlos) (genitive ὄχλου) m, second declension

  1. multitude, crowd, mob
  2. mass, multitude
  3. riot, tumult, disturbance, trouble

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