αἴξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyǵ- (goat). Cognates include Old Armenian այծ (ayc), Sanskrit एड (eḍa), and Albanian dhi.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

αἴξ (aíxm or f (genitive αἰγός); third declension

  1. goat
  2. a kind of waterfowl, possibly a goose
  3. In the plural: waves, surf
  4. (proper noun) the star Capella

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: αίγα (aíga), γίδι (gídi) (from diminutive)
  • Greek: αιξ f (aix) (Katharevousa)
  • Translingual: Aix

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