θώραξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a Pre-Greek substrate loan, hinted by the suffix -αξ-.

Cognate with θύραξ (thúrax), Mycenaean Greek 𐀵𐀨𐀐 (to-ra-ke), and possibly Latin lorico.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tʰɔ̌ː.raːks/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtʰo.raks/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈθo.raks/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈθo.raks/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈθo.raks/
  • Noun[edit]

    θώρᾱξ (thṓrāxm (genitive θώρᾱκος); third declension

    1. corslet
    2. coat of mail, cuirass

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