λάρυγξ

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Connected to Latin lurcō (to eat greedily, guzzle) and Middle High German slurc (throat) by Pokorny, possibly reshaped according to φᾰ́ρῠγξ (phárunx, throat; pharynx). Pre-Greek according to Beekes, due to the prenasalized suffix -υγγ-.

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λᾰ́ρῠγξ (lárunxm (genitive λᾰ́ρῠγγος or λᾰ́ρῠγος); third declension

  1. larynx, upper part of windpipe
  2. gullet, throat

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