γλυκύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dl̥kú- (sweet). Cognate with Latin dulcis and Old Armenian քաղցր (kʿałcʿr).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

γλῠκῠ́ς (glukúsm (feminine γλῠκεῖᾰ, neuter γλῠκῠ́); first/third declension

  1. sweet (taste)

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: glyco-
  • Greek: γλυκός (glykós, sweet)

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