μύρμηξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *morwi-. Related to Old Armenian մրջիւն (mrǰiwn) and Latin formica and perhaps Sanskrit वल्मी (valmī).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /mýr.mɛːks/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈmyr.meks/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈmyr.miks/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈmyr.miks/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈmir.miks/
  • Noun[edit]

    μύρμηξ (múrmēxm (genitive μύρμηκος); third declension

    1. ant
    2. a beast of prey in India

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