μάσσω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Probably from μακιω (makiō), from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ḱ-ye-, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂ḱ-. Cognates include Sanskrit मचतो (macato), Latin mācerō, and Proto-Germanic *makōną (from Proto-Indo-European *mh₂ǵ-eh₂-), hence English make.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /más.sɔː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmas.so/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈmas.so/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈmas.so/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈma.so/
  • Verb[edit]

    μάσσω (mássō)

    1. (transitive) to handle, work with my hands, knead
    2. (transitive) to wipe

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