οἴαξ

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂iHseh₂ (shaft). Cognates include Sanskrit ईषा (īṣā́) and Hittite 𒄭𒅖𒊭𒀭 (ḫi-is-sa-an).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

οἴᾱξ (oíāxm (genitive οἴᾱκος); third declension

  1. tiller, the handle of the rudder
  2. helm
  3. rings of a yoke, through which cords for guiding oxen

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References[edit]

  • οἴαξ in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • οἴαξ in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • «οἴαξ» in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited.
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill