κόγχος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱon-. Cognates include Latin congius and Sanskrit शङ्ख (śaṅkhá).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kóŋ.kʰos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈkoŋ.kʰos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈkoŋ.xos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈkoŋ.xos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈkoŋ.xos/
  • Noun[edit]

    κόγχος (kónkhosm (genitive κόγχου); second declension

    1. mussel, cockle
    2. small measure (especially of liquid)
    3. mussel shaped container for liquid
    4. The upper part of the skull
    5. lentil soup

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