δράκων

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Traditionally related to δρακεῖν (drakeîn, to see)[1] with the literal meaning of “one who stares”.

With stem drakont- for drakon- (influenced by the present participle), as revealed by the feminine δράκαινα (drákaina).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /drá.kɔːn/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈdra.kon/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈðra.kon/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈðra.kon/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈðra.kon/
  • Noun[edit]

    δρᾰ́κων (drákōnm (genitive δρᾰ́κοντος); third declension

    1. dragon, serpent
    2. a serpent-shaped bracelet

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    Greek[edit]

    Noun[edit]

    δράκων (drákonm

    1. Genitive plural form of δράκος (drákos).