γλῶσσα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Originally "provided with a point". From γλῶχες (glôkhes, beard of corn) (from Proto-Indo-European *glōgʰs) and -ια (-ia).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡlɔ̂ːs.sa/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɡlos.sa/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɣlos.sa/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈɣlos.sa/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈɣlo.sa/
  • Noun[edit]

    γλῶσσᾰ (glôssaf (genitive γλώσσης); first declension (Ionic)

    1. a tongue
    2. a language
    3. the mouthpiece of a pipe

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